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Fossil specimen : SM A 28851 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Atrypida

Fossil Name Meifodia subundata (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Meifodia subundata (McCoy), 1851: Lectotype

Meifodia subundata Form. typica: Holotype

Meristella subundata (McCoy)

Meristella subundata (McCoy)

Meristella subundata (McCoy)

Hemithryis subundata McCoy: Syntype

Hemithyris subundata McCoy

Registration No. A 28851
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 Mathyrafal, Meifod (S.), Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Schists
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (433.4 – 458.4 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 (7): pp.160,179

Davidson 1867 a. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii part vii (3): p.120 pl. xiii fig.4 b

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.394

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.207 pl. ih fig.9 b

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.216

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.79

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2):

Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (6): p.108 pl. vi fig. s 4,7

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.55

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