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Fossil specimen : SM A 32163 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena haverfordensis Bancroft, 1949
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Leptaena haverfordensis Bancroft, 1949

Leptaena haverfordensis Bancroft, 1949: Lectotype

Leptaena rhomboidalis Wilckens

Registration No. A 32163
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
Country Wales
Locality Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Gasworks Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) (438.5 – 440.8 Ma B.P.)


Bancroft, B.B. & Lamont 1949 b. Welsh Valentian Brachiopods Quarry Managers' Journal vol. 7 (2): p.6 pl. i fig.20

Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (3): p.304 pl.5 fig.4

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