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Fossil specimen : SM A 40308 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Plectatrypa flexuosa (Marr & Nicholson), 1888
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Plectatrypa flexuosa (Marr & Nicholson), 1888: Lectotype

Atrypa flexuosa Marr & Nicholson

Atrypa flexuosa Marr & Nicholson: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. A 40308
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Marr, J.E.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Skelgill, Ambleside, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Skelgill Bed
Biozone A. flexuosa (Aa1)
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) – Rhuddanian Age (Silurian Period) (436 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.158

Marr & Nicholson 1888 a. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xliv (1): PP.661, 725, 729 PL. XVI FIGS.20, 20 A-B

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 (2): p.50

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