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Fossil specimen : SM A 40917 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Dolerorthis tenuicostata Williams
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dolerorthis tenuicostata Williams: Holotype

Orthis (Plectorthis) plicata Sowerby, J. de C.

Registration No. A 40917
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
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
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) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Williams 1955. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B) vol. 238 (2): p.406 pl.38 fig.18 (a.40, 917c, artificial cast from a.40,917 b) fig.23 (a.14, 917a)

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