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Fossil specimen : SM A 37760 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterinaea megaloba McCoy
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Pterinaea megaloba McCoy

Pterinea megaloba McCoy

Pterinea megaloba McCoy: Syntype

Pterinea megaloba McCoy

Registration No. A 37760
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Wales
Locality Storm Hill, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Ludlow Tilestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pridoli Epoch (Silurian Period) (416 – 418.7 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.61

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 (2): pp.261, 372 pl. li fig.20

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.196

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.190, b.105

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.89

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