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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6885 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rhipidomella polygramma (Sowerby)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rhipidomella polygramma (Sowerby)

Atrypa polygramma (Sowerby)

Orthis polygramma (Sowerby)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6885
Collector Geol. Soc. 1911
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Powys Castle Park,Welshpool,Montgomeryshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


Davidson,Mon.Pal.Soc.,1869,pg.220 pl. XXIX,fig.2

Sowerby in Murchison's,Sil. System,1839 pl. XXI,fig. 4a

Whittard & Barker,Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.Ser.vol.111,1950,pg.580

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