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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6631 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbiculoidea sp
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Orbiculoidea sp

Discina (Orbicula) striata

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6631
Collector Murchison,Esq.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Delbury
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ludlow Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (418.7 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)


Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.26

Davidson 1866 pl.6,fig.3

Sil Syst p.26 pl.5,fig.12

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