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Fossil specimen : SM A 31861 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena martinensis Cocks
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptaena martinensis Cocks: Paratype

Leptaena rhomboidalis Wilckens

Registration No. A 31861
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 St. Martin's Cemetery (roadside near), Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Haverford Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Rhuddanian Age (Silurian Period) – Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) (440.8 – 445.2 Ma B.P.)


Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (2): pp.302, 303

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