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Fossil specimen : SM A 41692 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingulasma tenuigranulatum (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingulasma tenuigranulatum (McCoy), 1851: Lectotype

Lingula tenuigranulata McCoy

Lingula tenuigranulata McCoy

Lingula tenuigranulata McCoy: Syntype

Lingula tenuigranulata McCoy

Registration No. A 41692
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 Calcareous Schists
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 ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): pp.19,171

Davidson 1866. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii part vii (3): P.37 PL. II FIG.9( PARS) McCoy's fig. reproduced

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (2): pp.254, 351 pl.1 l fig.8

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.406

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.228

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.55

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