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Fossil specimen : SM A 16658 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Avicula danbyi McCoy
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Avicula danbyi McCoy

Avicula danbyi McCoy

Avicula danbyi McCoy: Syntype

Avicula danbyi McCoy

Provenance
Registration No. A 16658
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 Benson Knot, Kendal, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Kirkby Moor Flags
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pridoli Epoch (Silurian Period) – Ludfordian Age (Silurian Period) (416 – 421.3 Ma B.P.)

References
References

McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.59

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 (3): p.258 pl. i i fig.14

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (2): p.194

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.181

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (5): p.71

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