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Fossil specimen : SM A 26578 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Spondylobolus craniolaris McCoy, 1851
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Spondylobolus craniolaris McCoy, 1851: Lectotype

Glassia obovata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Athyris obovata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Spondylobus craniolaris McCoy

Spondylobus craniolaris McCoy: Syntype

Spondylobus craniolaris McCoy

Provenance
Registration No. A 26578
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 Wales
Locality Builth, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Wenlock Shale
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 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 (6): pp.160,176

Davidson 1866. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii part vii (3): PL. VIII FIG.27 McCoy's fig. reproduced

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.408

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 (2): p.255 pl. ih fig.4 (right hand specimen), fig.5 b (a.26, 578a), fig.4 a (wax cast)

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.230

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): Wenlock Shale, not Bala

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.139

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.52

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