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Fossil specimen : SM A 32194 – Lectotype

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: Lectotype

Strophomena scotica Williams, Alwyn ex Bancroft ms.

Strophomena scotica Williams, Alwyn ex Bancroft ms.

Strophomena antiquata (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Registration No. A 32194
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 a. The Strophomena antiquata group of fossil Brachiopods Quarry Managers' Journal (2): p.12 pl. i fig.4

Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (4): p.304 pl.5 fig.8

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