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Fossil specimen : SM A 31864 b – 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 31864 b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Turnbull, V.M.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
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) (439 – 445.6 Ma B.P.)


Cocks, L.R.M. 1968. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 15 (2): pp.302, 303 pl.4 fig.13 (a.31, 864b)

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