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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6902 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Meristina crassa crassa (J de C Sowerby)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Meristina crassa crassa (J de C Sowerby)

Atrypa crassa (J de C Sowerby)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6902
Collector Murchison, R I
Donor or Associated Person Geol. Soc. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Unknown Stratigraphy Of Any Age
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


J de C Sowerby in Murchison's Silurian System, 1839. As Atrypa crassa Pl. 21, fig. 1. (top left)

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