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Fossil specimen : NMS NMS G.1993.58.1b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterotheca trimerelloides
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pterotheca trimerelloides

Registration No. NMS G.1993.58.1b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By National Museums of Scotland
Comments counterpart of NMS G.1993.58.1a
Country Scotland
Locality North Esk Inlier, Pentland Hills, Edinburgh
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wether Law Linn Fm.
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Silurian Period (Silurian Period) (419.2 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Clarkson and Harper, 1995. Taxonomy and Palaeoecology of mollusc Pterotheca from Ordovician-Silurian of Scotland, LETHAIA, vol. 28. Fig. 11 and5

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