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Fossil specimen : SM A 30158 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Triplesia glabra Williams
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Triplesia glabra Williams: Holotype

Triplecia insularis (Eichwald)

Registration No. A 30158
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 Sevin (Sefin footbridge, Williams 1951), Llettyrhyddod (Lletty'rhyddod, Williams 1951), Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Llandovery
Biozone C1
Geological Age

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


Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (2): p.104 pl. v fig.11

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