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Fossil specimen : SM E 6333 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbiculoidea bulla (McCoy)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orbiculoidea bulla (McCoy): Holotype

Orbiculoidea bulla (McCoy)

Orbiculoidea nitida (Phillips)

Discina nitida (Phillips)

Discina bulla McCoy

Discina bulla McCoy: Holotype

Registration No. E 6333
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Limestone (reddish sandy bed)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Carboniferous Period (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Graham 1972 a. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain vol. 38 (6): p.51

Graham 1972 b. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain vol. 39 (7): p.81

McCoy 1852 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. x (1): p.421

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (2): p.248

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge (3): p.407 pl.iii d figs.32,32a

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (4): p.52

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