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Fossil specimen : SM A 41948 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Acrotretida

Fossil Name Orthisocrania divaricata (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Orthisocrania divaricata (McCoy), 1851

Crania divaricata (McCoy)

Crania divaricata McCoy

Crania divaricata (McCoy)

Pseudocrania divaricata McCoy: Syntype

Pseudocrania divaricata McCoy

Provenance
Registration No. A 41948
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 Bryn Melyn, Bala, Merionethshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 451 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): p.30

Davidson 1866. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii part vii (3): p.78 pl. viii fig.7 a McCoy's fig. copied

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.388

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.187, 354 pl.1 h fig.2 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.210

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.55 as a.152

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 (5): p.51

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