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Fossil specimen : SM A 28831 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Eostropheodonta hirnantensis (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Eostropheodonta hirnantensis (McCoy), 1851: Lectotype

Stropheodonta (Eostropheodonta) hirnantensis (McCoy)

Orthis hirnantensis McCoy

Orthis hirnantensis McCoy

Orthis hirnantensis McCoy: Syntype

Orthis hirnantensis McCoy

Registration No. A 28831
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 Aber Hirnant, Bala, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hirnant Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Davidson 1869 d. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs iii part vii (3): p.261 pl. xxxii fig.6

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.395

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.219 pl. ih fig.11 c

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.217

Temple, J.T. 1965. Acta palaeontologica polonica vol. x (6): p.410 pl. xix fig.1

Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (5): p.123

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 (4): p.56

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