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Fossil specimen : SM A 32437 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena quadrata Bancroft
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Leptaena quadrata Bancroft: Lectotype

Leptaena quadrata Reed ms. [nom. nud.]

Leptaena quadrata (Lindström)

Registration No. A 32437
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)
Country Wales
Locality The Frolic, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Uzmaston Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


Bancroft, B.B. & Lamont 1949 b. Welsh Valentian Brachiopods Quarry Managers' Journal vol. 7 (2): PL.1 FIG.28

Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (3): pp.312, 313 pl.11 fig.6 (a.32, 437a),fig.7 (a.32, 437b) fig.8 (a.32, 437c, latex cast of a.32,437 b)

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