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Fossil specimen : SM E 7251 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferinida

Fossil Name Spiriferina acuticostata (de Koninck)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Spiriferina acuticostata (de Koninck)

Spiriferina cristata var. biplicata Davidson: Syntype

Registration No. E 7251
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Burrow
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Settle, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone (lower scar limestone)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Davidson 1863. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.226 pl. lii figs.11, 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 (2): p.63

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