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Fossil specimen : SM A 40913 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Nicolella humilis Williams
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Nicolella humilis Williams: Paratype

Orthis (Hebertella) crispa McCoy

Registration No. A 40913
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Elles, Gertrude Lilian (1872-1960)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Wales
Locality Derfel gorge, Arenig Station, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Derfel Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Elles, G.L. 1922. The Bala Country: its Structure and Rock Succession Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London volume lxxviii pages 132 - ? (1): p.169

Williams 1955. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B) vol. 238 (2): p.405 pl.38 fig.11 (a.40, 913b, artificial cast)

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