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Fossil specimen : SM A 42416 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Strophonella (Eostrophonella) simulans (McCoy), 1851
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Strophonella (Eostrophonella) simulans (McCoy), 1851

Strophonella (Eostrophonella) simulans (McCoy), 1851

Strophonella simulans (McCoy)

Strophomena simulans (McCoy)

Strophomena simulans McCoy

Leptaena (Strophomena) simulans McCoy: Holotype

Strophomena simulans McCoy

Registration No. A 42416
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
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality Cefn Coch, Glyn Ceiriog (Glyn Ceriog), Denbighshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Schists
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Bassett 1971. Palaeontology vol. 14 (6): pp.310,314

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (7): p.132

Davidson 1871. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii, part vii (3): P.297 PL. XLII FIGS.9, 9 A-C McCoy's figs. copied

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.403

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, 356 pl.1 h fig.33 (a.42, 416a), fig.34 (a.42, 416b), fig.34 a (restoration)

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): P.225

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.63 as b.249

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.64

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