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Fossil specimen : SM A 43696 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Triplecia spiriferoides (McCoy)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Triplecia spiriferoides (McCoy)

Orthis spiriferoides (McCoy)

Leptaena (Strophomena) spiriferoides McCoy

Strophomena spiriferoides McCoy: Paratype

Registration No. A 43696
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 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.402

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.246, 362

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.224

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 (3): p.57

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