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Fossil specimen : SM A 11305 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena sericea var. rhombica McCoy
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Leptaena sericea var. rhombica McCoy

Leptaena sericea var. rhombica Phillips

Leptaena sericea var. rhombica McCoy: Syntype

Registration No. A 11305
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Wales
Locality Mathyrafal, Meifod (S.), Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bala Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


Jones, O.T. 1928. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (Palaeontology) vol. i part 5 (4): p.425

McCoy 1852 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.239

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.82

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (3): p.53

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