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Fossil specimen : SM A 34781 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Cryptothyrella angustifrons (Salter), 1851
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cryptothyrella angustifrons (Salter), 1851

Whitfieldella angustifrons McCoy

Meristella angustifrons (McCoy)

Meristella angustifrons (McCoy)

Meristella angustifrons McCoy

Hemithyris angustifrons McCoy: Syntype

Hemithyris angustifrons McCoy

Registration No. A 34781
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
Country Scotland
Locality Mullock Quarry, Dalquorhan (Dalquorrhan, Salter 1873), Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit May Hill Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 438.5 Ma B.P.)


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (7): pp.164,178

Davidson 1866. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii part vii (3): p.111 pl. x figs.21 McCoy's figs. copied

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.391

McCoy 1852 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): pp.199, 368 pl. ih figs.6, 6 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.213

Reed, F.R.C. 1917 c. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences vol. li part iv (6): p.953

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.79

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 (5): p.55

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