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Fossil specimen : SM A 32193 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Katastrophomena scotica (Bancroft), 1949
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Katastrophomena scotica (Bancroft), 1949

Strophomena scotica var. alveata Bancroft: Lectotype

Katastrophomena scotica (Bancroft), 1949

Strophomena scotica var. alveata Bancroft

Strophomena antiquata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Provenance
Registration No. A 32193
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)
Location
Country Wales
Locality Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Gasworks Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) (436 – 439 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Bancroft, B.B. & Lamont 1949 a. The Strophomena antiquata group of fossil Brachiopods Quarry Managers' Journal (2): p.13 pl. i fig.6 (a.32, 193a),fig.7 (a.32, 193b)

Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (3): pp.296, 297 pl.3 fig.4 (a.32, 193b), fig.5 (a.32, 193a), fig.6 (a.32, 193c, latex cast of a.32,193 b),fig.7 (a.32, 193d, latex cast of a.32,193 a)

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.109

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.109

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