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Fossil specimen : SM A 35835 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula marri Postlethwaite, 1897
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula marri Postlethwaite, 1897: Lectotype

Lingula marrii Postlethwaite

Registration No. A 35835
Collector Marr, J.E.; Harker, A.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Hollows Grange, Borrowdale, Keswick, Lake District, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Skiddaw Slate (lower beds)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

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


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.9

Postlethwaite 1897. The Geology of the English Lake District, with notes on the Minerals (1): p.17 pl. ii figs.9, 9 a

Postlethwaite 1906. The Geology of the English Lake District, with notes on the Minerals 2nd edition (2): p.25 pl. v fig.10

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