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Fossil specimen : SM A 37029 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterinaea tenuistriata McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pterinaea tenuistriata McCoy

Pterinea tenuistriata McCoy

Pterinea tenuistriata McCoy: Holotype

Pterinea tenuistriata McCoy

Registration No. A 37029
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 England
Locality Benson Knot, Kendal, Westmoreland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Ludlow
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (418.7 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.62

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.263 pl. ii figs.4, 4 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.197

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.182, b. 86

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (4): p.90

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