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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6323 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

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

Mimatrypa desquamata J de C Sowerby

Atrypa desquamata var compressa J de C Sowerby

Desatrypa desquamata J de C Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6323
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geological Society.Ex.Rev.W.V.Hennah
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly on tablet with G.S.Coll.6322 and GSM 50868-9.For tablet label see back of label for GSM 50868-9
Country England
Locality Plymouth,Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Devonian (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Mid Devonian Epoch (Devonian Period) (382.7 – 393.3 Ma B.P.)


Copper 1965 Palaeontology Vol 8 pl.47,fig.10

Sowerby Trans Geol Soc 5 pl.56,fig.22

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