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Fossil specimen : SM A 32144 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptostrophia reedi (Bancroft), 1949
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Leptostrophia reedi (Bancroft), 1949

Leptostrophia reedi (Bancroft), 1949: Lectotype

Eostropheodonta reedi


Registration No. A 32144
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Marr, John Edward (1857-1933)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Haverford Mudstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) – Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) (433.4 – 445.2 Ma B.P.)


Bancroft, B.B. & Lamont 1949 b. Welsh Valentian Brachiopods Quarry Managers' Journal vol. 7 (2): p.10 pl. ii fig.9preprint, unpublished

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.127

Temple, J.T. 1970. The lower Llandovery brachiopods and trilobites from Ffridd Mathrafal, near Meifod, Montgomeryshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.48

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