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Fossil specimen : SM A 38957 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Arca Linnaeus, 1758
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Arca Linnaeus, 1758

Palaearca edmondiiformis (McCoy)

Arca edmondiiformis McCoy: Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. A 38957
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Moel Seisiog, Llanrwst, Denbighshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Denbigh Grit
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.52

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.283, 368

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.187

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.96, a.455

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