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Fossil specimen : SM A 52001 – Holotype

Taxonomy
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

Provenance
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
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Location
Country England
Locality Hol Beck, High Skelghyll Farm, Ambleside, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Ashgill Shale
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 451 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

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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