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Fossil specimen : SM A 29744 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

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

Rhactorthis melmerbiensis (Reed), 1910

Orthis melmerbiensis Reed: Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. A 29744
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 part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
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

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

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