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Fossil specimen : SM A 11319 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterinaea hians McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pterinaea hians McCoy

Pterinea retroflexa var. hians McCoy

Pterinea hians McCoy: Holotype

Pterinea hians McCoy

Provenance
Registration No. A 11319
Collector Name not available
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 Mortimer's Cross, Aymestry, Herefordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Aymestry Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (418.7 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)

References
References

McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.60

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 (2): p.260 pl. ii figs.6, 6 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.195

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.169

Woods 1891 a. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.89

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