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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, University of Cambridge
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) (433.4 – 443.8 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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