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Fossil specimen : SM A 52219 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Pionodema retusa Temple
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pionodema retusa Temple: Paratype

Registration No. A 52219
Collector Temple, J.T.
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 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) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Temple, J.T. 1968. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.37 pl.6 fig.2 (a.52, 219a)

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