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Fossil specimen : SM A 16588 – Paralectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Chonetes ceratoides Reed, 1917
Type Status Paralectotype
Name History

Chonetes ceratoides Reed, 1917: Paralectotype

Protochonetes minimus (Sowerby, J. de C.), 1839

Protochonetes ceratoides (Reed)

Chonetes ceratoides Reed, 1917: Syntype

Registration No. A 16588
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, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Usk Inlier, Tynewydd Farm, Glascoed, Monmouthshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Bassett 1977. The articulate brachiopods from the Wenlock Series of the Welsh Borderland and South Wales Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.162 pl.43 fig.10

Muir-Wood, H.M. 1962. On the morphology and classification of the Brachiopod suborder Chonetoidea Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 35 (2): p.50

Reed, F.R.C. 1917 b. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club vol. xix for 1916 (1): p.160 pl. viii fig.2

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