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Fossil specimen : SM A 16556 –

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Howellella elegans (Muir-Wood), 1925
Type Status
Name History

Howellella elegans (Muir-Wood), 1925

Spirifer (Delthyris) elegans var. sparsiplicata Reed

Provenance
Registration No. A 16556
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Gardiner, Charles Irving (1868-1940)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Woolhope Inlier, Fownhope Church, Herefordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Ludlow Shale
Biozone Monograptus scanicus
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (421.3 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)

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 (3): p.162

Gardiner 1927. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxiii (2): p.524

Reed, F.R.C. 1927. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxiii (1): p.532

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