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Fossil specimen : SM A 52113 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Acrotretida

Fossil Name Philhedrella megalophthalma Temple
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Philhedrella megalophthalma Temple: Holotype

Registration No. A 52113
Collector Temple, J.T.
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)
Country England
Locality Keisley (NE bank at sharp bend of lane to quarry), Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Llandovery
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


Temple, J.T. 1968. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.13 pl.1 figs.22, 23 (a.52, 113a)

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