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Fossil specimen : SM E 18894 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Productida

Fossil Name Rugosochonetes vaughani Muir-Wood
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Rugosochonetes vaughani Muir-Wood: Paratype

Chonetes laguessiana de Koninck

Registration No. E 18894
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Vaughan
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Burrington, Mendips, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestones
Biozone Z1
Geological Age

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


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 (2): p.72 pl.8 fig.5 (right hand specimen)

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