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Fossil specimen : SM A 16443 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Sowerbyella thraivensis (Reed), 1917
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Sowerbyella thraivensis (Reed), 1917

Plectodonta (Eoplectodonta) killeyensis Reed: Syntype

Plectambonites sericea Sowerby

Leptaena sericea Sowerby, J. de C.

Registration No. A 16443
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Griffith, R.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Killey, Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Killey Bridge Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) – Pusgillian Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.99

Reed, F.R.C. 1952. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy vol. lv b no. 3 (3): p.51 pl. ii fig.9 (lower specimen)

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