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Fossil specimen : SM A 41689 - A 41691 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Triplecia spiriferoides (McCoy)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Triplecia spiriferoides (McCoy)

Orthis spiriferoides (McCoy)

Orthis spiriferoides (McCoy)

Leptaena (Strophomena) spiriferoides (McCoy)

Strophomena spiriferoides McCoy: Syntype

Registration No. A 41689 - A 41691
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 yr Anker, Meifod, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bala Bed
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 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.402

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.246, 351

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): P.224

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.60 as a.146

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.57

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