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Fossil specimen : SM A 12026 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Atrypida

Fossil Name Zygospira similis (Reed), 1897
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Zygospira similis (Reed), 1897

Atrypa similis Reed: Syntype

Registration No. A 12026
Collector Hughes, Thomas McKenny (1833-1917)
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Keisley, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Keisley Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.154

Reed, F.R.C. 1897 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. liii (1): p.72 pl. vi fig.2, 2 a-b

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