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Fossil specimen : SM A 42417 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Strophomenida Öpik, 1934
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Strophomenida Öpik, 1934

Strophonella simulans (McCoy)

Strophomena simulans (McCoy)

Leptaena (Strophomena) simulans McCoy: Paratype

Strophomena simulans McCoy

Registration No. A 42417
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 Blain-y-Cwm (Blaen-y-cwm), Nantyre (Nantyr), Llangollen, Glyn Ceriog, Denbighshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Schists
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 (5): p.200

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, 353

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 (3): p.63 as b.250

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