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Fossil specimen : SM A 35834 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula hughesii Postlethwaite
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lingula hughesii Postlethwaite: Holotype

Registration No. A 35834
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hughes, Mary Caroline (1833-1917)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Outerside, Keswick, Cumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Skiddaw Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (464 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Postlethwaite 1906. The Geology of the English Lake District, with notes on the Minerals 2nd edition (1): p.22 pl. iv fig.3

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