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Fossil specimen : SM A 16515 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula woolhopensis Reed, 1927
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula woolhopensis Reed, 1927: Lectotype

Lingula woolhopensis Reed, 1927

Registration No. A 16515
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 England
Locality Littlehope, Woolhope Inlier, Herefordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Woolhope Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


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.11

Gardiner 1927. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxiii (2): p.523

Reed, F.R.C. 1927. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxiii (1): p.531 pl. xli fig.1

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