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Fossil specimen : SM A 42992 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Meristella subundata (McCoy)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Meristella subundata (McCoy)

Hemithyris subundata McCoy: Paratype

Hemithyris subundata McCoy

Registration No. A 42992
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 Pen y craig, Llangynyw, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Schists
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.394

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.207, 370

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.216

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