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Fossil specimen : SM A 52001 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Plectothyrella crassicostis (Dalman), 1828
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plectothyrella crassicostis (Dalman), 1828

Plectothyrella platystrophoides Temple: Holotype

Registration No. A 52001
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Temple, John Tempest
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country England
Locality Hol Beck, High Skelghyll Farm, Ambleside, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Shale
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 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 (2): p.153

Temple, J.T. 1965. Acta palaeontologica polonica vol. x (1): p.412 pl. xx fig.3 (a.52, 001a)

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