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Fossil specimen : SM A 30012 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pentlandina parva Bancroft
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pentlandina parva Bancroft: Holotype

Holtedahlina parva Williams ex Bancroft ms.: Holotype

Strophomena (Pentlandina) parva

Strophomena antiquata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Registration No. A 30012
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Turnbull, V.M.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality The Frolic, Uzmaston Farm, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Uzmaston Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Bancroft, B.B. & Lamont 1949 a. The Strophomena antiquata group of fossil Brachiopods Quarry Managers' Journal (2): preprint, unpublished. p.13 pl.1 fig.9 (a.30.012 a)

Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (4): p.291 pl.1 fig.8

Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (3): p.118 pl. vii figs.8-9

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