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Fossil specimen : SM E 6936 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Composita subtilita (Hall)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Composita subtilita (Hall)

Athyris subtilita (Hall)

Athyris subtilita (Hall)

Athyris gregaria var. trapezoidalis McCoy: Holotype

Registration No. E 6936
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 Kendal, Westmoreland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Davidson 1863. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (2): p.87

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 (1): p.435 pl. iii d figs.20 x^-, 20 x^-a-c

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 (3): p.50

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