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Fossil specimen : SM E 6842 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Tornquistia polita (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Tornquistia polita (McCoy): Lectotype

Tornquistia polita (McCoy)

Tornquistia polita (McCoy): Lectotype

Tornquistia polita (McCoy): Syntype

Chonetes polita (McCoy)

Chonetes polita McCoy

Leptaena (Chonetes) polita McCoy

Leptaena (Chonetes) polita McCoy: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. E 6842
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone (dark)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Brand 1970. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain vol. 31 (8): pp.95-6 pl. viii fig.3

Davidson 1863. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (3): p.190 pl. xlvii fig.10

McCoy 1852 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. x (1): p.427

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.254

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 (2): p.456 pl. iii d fig.30

Muir-Wood, H.M. 1962. On the morphology and classification of the Brachiopod suborder Chonetoidea Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 35 (6): p.61

Muir-Wood, H.M. 1962. On the morphology and classification of the Brachiopod suborder Chonetoidea Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 35 (7): p.20

Ramsbottom 1952. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no. 4 (5): p.15

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.51

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