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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6641 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula lata Sowerby J de C
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula lata Sowerby J de C

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6641
Collector Murchison,Esq FGS
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Elton, near Ludlow, Shropshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ludlow Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (423.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Bassett MG 1986 Le Group de Lievin Pridoli-Lochkovien de l'Artois Biostrat 2 Pal 3 pl.3,fig.40,41 18B

Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.9

Davidson 1866 pl.3,fig.40,41

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