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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6882 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Hesperorthis dinevorensis Williams
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Hesperorthis dinevorensis Williams

Nicolella actoniae J. de C. Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6882
Collector R I Murchison(Geol Soc) 1839
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Builth, Radnorshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandeilo Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (449 – 465.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch – Darriwilian Age ]


Murchison 1839 "Silurian System" p.638 pl. 20 fig 16

Reed 1917 Trans Roy Soc Edin Vol L1 pt. 4 no. 26 p.860-861

Refigd Murchison 1867 Siluria left hand fig pl 5 fig 12

Whittington & Williams, 1955, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Ser. B no. 658 vol. 238 1 Mar. 55 p.406

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