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Fossil specimen : SM A 31904 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Hirnantia sagittifera (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Hirnantia sagittifera (McCoy), 1851

Orthis porcata var. sladensis Reed, 1905: Lectotype

Hirnantia sagittifera (McCoy), 1851

Orthis porcata var. sladensis Reed, 1905

Orthis (Plesiomys) porcata var. sladensis Reed: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 31904
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)
Location
Country Wales
Locality St. Martin's Cemetery, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Haverford Mudstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 445.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.79

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.79

Reed, F.R.C. 1905. Geological Magazine dec. v, vol ii (1): p.448 pl. xxiii fig.5(a.31,904 a)

Reed, F.R.C. 1907. Geological Magazine dec. v vol. iv (2): p.537

Williams, Alwyn 1951. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. cvii (3):

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