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Fossil specimen : SM A 16673 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptestiina derfelensis (Jones O.T.), 1928
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptestiina derfelensis (Jones O.T.), 1928

Leptellina derfelensis (Jones O.T.)

Leptelloidea derfelensis Jones: Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. A 16673
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Elles, Gertrude Lilian (1872-1960)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Derfel gorge, Arening, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Dicranograptus Shale (base)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

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.94

Jones, O.T. 1928. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (Palaeontology) vol. i part 5 (1): p.479 pl. xxv fig. 5

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