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Fossil specimen : SM A 26581 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

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

Spondylobolus craniolaris McCoy, 1851

Glassia obovata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Athyris obovata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Spondylobus craniolaris McCoy: Paratype

Spondylobus craniolaris McCoy

Registration No. A 26581
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Builth Bridge, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Shale
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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

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): p.139

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