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Fossil specimen : NMS NMS G.1955.9.518 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Spirifer spiculatus Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Spirifer spiculatus Reed

Registration No. NMS G.1955.9.518
Collector J. Wright
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By National Museums of Scotland
Country Scotland
Locality Chapel, Fife
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Seafield Tower Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


Reed, F.R.C., 1948. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 12, vol i, p.458 Pl. IX, fig. 15

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