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Fossil specimen : SM A 30124 - A 30125 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Atrypida

Fossil Name Meifodia ovalis Williams
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Meifodia ovalis Williams: Holotype

Meifodia ovalis Williams: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. A 30124 - A 30125
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jones, O.T.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Llwyn-yr-iar, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Middle Llandovery
Biozone B3
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cocks, L.R.M. 2008. The Middle Llandovery Brachiopod Fauna of the Newlands Formation, Girvan, Scotland. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 6(1): 61-100 p. 97

Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (1): p.109 text-fig.13 b (pars), pl. vi figs.8-9

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