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Fossil specimen : SM H 4009 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Spirifera (Cyrtia) disjunctus Sowerby, J. de C.
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Spirifera (Cyrtia) disjunctus Sowerby, J. de C. – See Reed, F.R.C. (1943b)

Spirifera verneuili Murchison – See Woods, H. (1891)

Spirifer disjuncta Sowerby, J. de C. – See Davidson (1864a)

Spirifera verneuili Murchison – See McCoy (1852a)

Spirifer disjuncta Sowerby, J. de C. – See Sowerby, J. de C. (1840): Syntype

Registration No. H 4009
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 Petherwin, Cornwall, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Devonian
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Devonian Period (Devonian Period) (358.9 – 419.2 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1864 a. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii part vi p.23 pl.v fig.1

McCoy 1852 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.376

Reed, F.R.C. 1943 b. Geological Magazine vol. lxxx p.104

Sowerby, J. de C. 1840. Transactions of the Geological Society vol. (2) v (1):

Sowerby, J. de C. 1840. Transactions of the Geological Society vol. (2) v pl.liv fig.13 description in explanation of fig.

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 p.63

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