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Fossil specimen : SM A 39685 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Modiolopsis modiolaris (Conrad)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Modiolopsis modiolaris (Conrad)

Modiolopsis modiolaris (Conrad)

Modiolopsis mcoyii Salter: Syntype

Modiolopsis modiolaris (Conrad)

Registration No. A 39685
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 England
Locality Horderly, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


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.267, 362 pl. ii fig.18

Salter 1866 a. The geology of North Wales Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales appendix (2): P.346

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.65, a.160 x^-

Salter 1881. The geology of North Wales Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales 2nd edition (2): p.552

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.81

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