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Fossil specimen : SM A 34784 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

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

Cryptothyrella angustifrons (Salter), 1851

Whitfieldella angustifrons (McCoy)

Meristella angustifrons (McCoy)

Hemithyris angustifrons McCoy: Paratype

Registration No. A 34784
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Scotland
Locality Mullock Quarry, Dalquorhan, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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

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

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.79

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