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Fossil specimen : SM A 47983 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Reuschella horderleyensis Bancroft
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Reuschella horderleyensis Bancroft: Syntype

Registration No. A 47983
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cave, Richard
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Craven Arms, Horderley, Glenburrell, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Horderley Sandstone (a few feet above base)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Bancroft, B.B. 1928. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society vol. lxxii (1): p.187 pl. ii fig.6

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