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Fossil specimen : SM E 6264 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Lachrymula latior (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lachrymula latior (McCoy): Lectotype

Lingula latior McCoy

Lingula latior McCoy

Lingula latior McCoy

Lingula latior McCoy: Holotype

Registration No. E 6264
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 Derbyshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Davidson 1861 b. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs ii part v (3): p.210 (1861) pl. xlviii fig.37 (1863)

Graham 1970. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain vol. 31 (6): pp.160-161 pl. xviii fig.8

McCoy 1852 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. x (1): p.429

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.256

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.475 pl. iii d fig.33

Vangerow 1959. Palaeontographica vol. 113a (5): p.51 pl. xi fig.4

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.54

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