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Fossil specimen : SM A 42403 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Kiaeromena (Kiaeromena) ungluata (M'coy), (1851)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Kiaeromena (Kiaeromena) ungluata (M'coy), (1851): Lectotype

Kiaeromena ungula (McCoy), 1851: Lectotype

Rafinesquina (Playfairia) ungula (McCoy)

Strophomena ungula McCoy

Strophomena ungula McCoy

Strophomena ungula (McCoy)

Leptaena (Leptagonia) ungula McCoy: Syntype

Leptaena (Leptagonia) ungula McCoy

Registration No. A 42403
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 Wales
Locality Llansaintffraid, Glyn Ceiriog, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Tierw Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (7):

Cocks, L.R.M. 2010. Palaeontology vol. 53, part 5, pp. 1155-1200 Caradoc Strophomenoid and Plectambonitoid Brachiopods from Wales and the Welsh Borderlands fig.15, plate 5, p.1175; p.1177 Published incorrectly as A 2403

Davidson 1871. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii, part vii (3): p.285 McCoy's fig. referred to

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.404

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.249, 365 pl.1 h figs.37, 371

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.226

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.62

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.65

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