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Fossil specimen : SM A 39944 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Arca edmondiiformis McCoy
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Arca edmondiiformis McCoy

Arca edmondiiformis McCoy: Syntype

Arca edmondiiformis McCoy

Arca edmondiiformis McCoy

Registration No. A 39944
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 Wales
Locality Alt y Gader, Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.52

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 (3): pp.283, 352 pl. ik fig.2

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (2): p.187

Reed, F.R.C. 1934. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xc (5): p.581 as distinct from the Kendal shell [A.37,001]

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.69

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