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Fossil specimen : SM A 29741 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rhactorthis melmerbiensis (Reed), 1910
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Rhactorthis melmerbiensis (Reed), 1910

Orthis melmerbiensis Reed: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 29741
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Turnbull, V.M.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Alston (road cutting), Melmerby, Cumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Dufton Shale (horizon 1)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.58

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

Reed, F.R.C. 1910 a. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. v, vol vii (1): pp.212, 296 pl. xxiii fig.5

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