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Fossil specimen : SM A 27465 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) quetra Bassett, 1977
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) quetra Bassett, 1977: Paratype

Stropheodonta imbrex var. semiglobosa (Davidson)

Strophomena ouralensis (de Verneuil)

Leptaena ouralensis Murchison, de Verneuil & Kayserling

Registration No. A 27465
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 Old Radnor, Presteign, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Dolyhir and Nash Scar Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Bassett 1977. The articulate brachiopods from the Wenlock Series of the Welsh Borderland and South Wales Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.142 pl.38 fig.1

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 (1): p.236

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.95 Salter's no. b.598

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