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Fossil specimen : SM A 42457 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Bicuspina spiriferoides (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Bicuspina spiriferoides (McCoy): Lectotype

Triplecia spiriferoides (McCoy)

Leptaena (Strophomena) spiriferoides McCoy: Syntype

Strophomena spiriferoides McCoy

Provenance
Registration No. A 42457
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 Gelli Grin Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Woolstonian Substage (Ordovician Period) – Longvillian Substage (Ordovician Period) (454 – 456 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age – Sandbian Age ]

References
References

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): p.246

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

Williams, Alwyn 1963. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. viii 7 (4): p.424 pl.10 fig.5(a.42,457 a), fig.9 (latex cast)

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