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Fossil specimen : SM A 34518 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Orthonota hughesi (Salter)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orthonota hughesi (Salter)

Ctenodonta hughesi Salter

Ctenodonta hughesii Salter: Holotype

Registration No. A 34518
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
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality Sefin R., Lletty'rhyddod, Sefin Llettrhyddod,, Mandinam Wood, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Jones, O.T. 1925. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxi, pp. 344-88 (1): pp.369, 387

Reed, F.R.C. 1902 a. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. iv, vol. ix (3): p.257 pl. xvi figs.4-5 (a.34, 518a)

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.82 Salter's no. a.979

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (2): p.74

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