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Fossil specimen : SM A 11622 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Atrypa reticularis var. lonsdalie Alexander
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Atrypa reticularis var. lonsdalie Alexander: Holotype

Registration No. A 11622
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Alexander
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Castle Hill, Dudley, Staffordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Alexander, F.E.S. 1949. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. civ for 1948 (1): p.214 pl. ix figs.3 a-d

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