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Fossil specimen : SM A 45339 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Modiolopsis solvensis Hicks
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Modiolopsis solvensis Hicks

Moniolopsis solvensis Hicks: Syntype

Modidopsis solvensis

Registration No. A 45339
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hicks, Henry (1837-1899)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Wales
Locality Ramsey Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (478.6 – 488.3 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Hicks 1873 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxiv (error for xxix ??) (2): p.50 pl. v fig.18

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 (3): p.28

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