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Fossil specimen : SM E 7334 - E 7338 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Cyrtina carbonaria (McCoy)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cyrtina carbonaria (McCoy)

Pentamerus carbonarius McCoy: Paratype

Registration No. E 7334 - E 7338
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Kendal, Westmoreland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Carboniferous Limestone (impure)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


McCoy 1852 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. x (1): p.426

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.253

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.442

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