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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6640 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula minima Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula minima Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6640
Collector Murchison,Esq.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England & Wales
Locality Dellewy Common
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.)


Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.9 18C

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