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Fossil specimen : SM A 30146 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Eocoelia hemisphaerica (Sowerby, J. de C.), 1839
Type Status
Name History

Eocoelia hemisphaerica (Sowerby, J. de C.), 1839

Eocoelia hemisphaerica var. sefinensis (Williams)

Coelospira hemisphaerica var. sefinensis Williams

Registration No. A 30146
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jones, O.T.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Sefin footbridge, Lletty'rhyddod, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Shale
Biozone C1
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Amos & Boucot 1963. Palaeontology vol. vi (3): p.445 pl.65 figs.14-17

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.150

Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (2): p.113 text-fig.17 b, pl. v fig.20

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