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Fossil specimen : SM E 6843 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

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

Tornquistia polita (McCoy)

Tornquistia polita (McCoy)

Tornquistia polita (McCoy): Syntype

Chonetes polita (McCoy)

Leptaena (Chonetes) polita McCoy

Leptaena (Chonetes) polita McCoy: Syntype

Registration No. E 6843
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 Carboniferous Limestone (dark)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


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

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 (5): p.61

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

Waterhouse 1964. Palaeontological Bulletin Geological Survey of New Zealand bull. 35 (6): p.20

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