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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6678 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Stricklandia lens (Sowerby)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Stricklandia lens (Sowerby)

Atrypa lens (Sowerby)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6678
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Murchison,RI 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Cefn Rhyddan,Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Davidson,"Mon.Brit.Foss.Brach."Palaeont. Soc.,1867,as Stricklandia lens(fig. reversed) pl.19,fig.13

Sowerby in Murchison's Silurian System,1839,as Atrypa lens pl.21,fig.3(bottom fig.)

St. Joseph,Norsk geol.Tidssk.,17,1938,pg.323 pl.6,fig.12

Temple,1970,Pal.Soc.Mon. pg.53

Williams A Quart Jour Geol Soc vol CVII pt 1 1951 pg 100

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