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Fossil specimen : SM A 39597 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) quetra Bassett, 1977
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) quetra Bassett, 1977: Paratype

Strophomena (Stropheodonta) semiglobosa Davidson

Registration No. A 39597
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hill, D.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Dolhir Quarry, Old Radnor, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Dolyhir and Nash Scar Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Bassett 1977. The articulate brachiopods from the Wenlock Series of the Welsh Borderland and South Wales Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.142 pl.37 fig.9

Garwood & Goodyear 1919. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxiv (1): p.17

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