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Fossil specimen : SM A 37600 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Orthonotus decipiens McCoy
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Orthonotus decipiens McCoy

Sanguinolites decipiens McCoy: Paratype

Registration No. A 37600
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 Llechclawdd, Myddfai (near to), Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Downton Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pridoli Epoch (Silurian Period) (419.2 – 423.6 Ma B.P.)


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 (1): pp.277, 366

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.191, b.112

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