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Fossil specimen : SM A 11320 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Arca (Byssoarca) subaequalis McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Arca (Byssoarca) subaequalis McCoy – See Woods (1891a)

Ctenodonta subaequalis (McCoy) – See Salter (1873)

Arca (Byssoarca) subaequalis McCoy – See McCoy (1852a): Holotype

Arca (Byssoarca) subaequalis McCoy – See McCoy (1851b)

Registration No. A 11320
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Llechclawdd, Myddfai, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Downton Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pridoli Epoch (Silurian Period) – Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (419.2 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.51

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.283 pl. ik figs.1, 1 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.186

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.190

Woods 1891 a. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.69

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