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Fossil specimen : SM A 31976 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Whitella inutilis Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Whitella inutilis Reed

Whitella inutilis Reed: Holotype

Registration No. A 31976
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-c)
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) (443.8 – 445.2 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): pp.493, 497 pl. xxiv figs.7, 7 a (a.31, 976c)

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

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