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Fossil specimen : SM A 34988 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Dictyonella personalis (Reed), 1917
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dictyonella personalis (Reed), 1917: Holotype

Eichwald personalis Reed: Holotype

Registration No. A 34988
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 Woodland Point, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Woodland Formation (allegedly from)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Rhuddanian Age (Silurian Period) (440.8 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.90

Reed, F.R.C. 1917 c. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences vol. li part iv (1): p.936 pl. xxiii figs.19, 19 a-c

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