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Fossil specimen : SM A 12030 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Atrypida

Fossil Name Cyclospira pentagonalis (Reed), 1897
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Cyclospira pentagonalis (Reed), 1897: Lectotype

Dayia pentagonalis Reed: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. A 12030
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Keisley, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Keisley Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 451 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

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

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.168

Reed, F.R.C. 1897 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. liii (1): p.74 pl. vi figs.5, 5 a-c

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