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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6342 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Mimatrypa desquamata J de C Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Mimatrypa desquamata J de C Sowerby

Atrypa desquamata

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6342
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geological Society.Ex.Rev.Hennah
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly on tablet with 50864-7
Country England
Locality Plymouth,Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Devonian Period (Devonian Period) (358.9 – 419.2 Ma B.P.)


Copper 1965 Palaeontology Vol 8 pl.46,fig.9-11

Sowerby 1840 Trans Geol Soc London 5 pl.56,fig.20

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