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Fossil specimen : SM A 31970 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Orthodesma semiradiata Reed
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Orthodesma semiradiata Reed

Orthodesma semiradiata Reed: Paratype

Registration No. A 31970
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)
Country Wales
Locality St. Martin's Cemetery, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit St. Martin's Mudstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 445.6 Ma B.P.)


Reed and Cantrill 1907. Geological Magazine dec. v vol. iv pp.535-538 for details

Reed, F.R.C. 1905. Geological Magazine dec. v, vol ii (1): P.493

Reed, F.R.C. 1907. Geological Magazine dec. v vol. iv (2): p.537

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