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Fossil specimen : SM A 33951 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Pentamerida

Fossil Name Porambonites maccoyanus (Davidson), 1883
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Porambonites maccoyanus (Davidson), 1883

Rhynchonella maccoyana Davidson

Rhynchonella maccoyana Davidson: Syntype

Porambonites intercedens Pander

Porambonites intercedens Pander

Porambonites intercedens Pander

Registration No. A 33951
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 Scotland
Locality Wrae Quarry, Upper Tweed, Broughton, Peeblesshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): pp.137,188

Davidson 1869 b. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs iii part iv (2): p.195 pl. xxv figs. 17 a-b

Davidson 1883. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. v (4): p.161

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 (1): p.212

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.56

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 (5): p.59

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