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Fossil specimen : SM A 33764 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Orthorhynchuloides nasutus (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Orthorhynchuloides nasutus (McCoy), 1851

Protorhyncha nasuta (McCoy)

Hemithyris nasuta McCoy: Paratype

Hemithyris nasuta McCoy

Registration No. A 33764
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Scotland
Locality Craighead (Craig Head), Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Balclatchie Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Anderson, F.W. & Pringle 1946. Geological Magazine vol. lxxxiii (1): pp.172-176 for discussion of horizon

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.393

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): p.203

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.215

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