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Fossil specimen : SM A 41219 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

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

Hirnantia sagittifera (McCoy), 1851

Orthis sagittifera McCoy

Orthis sagittifera McCoy: Paratype

Orthis sagittifera McCoy

Registration No. A 41219
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 Wales
Locality Aber Hirnant, Bala, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Sandy Schists
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.398

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): pp.227, 351

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.220

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.81 a/180

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