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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd5529 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Harknessella vespertilio J. de C. Sowerby
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Harknessella vespertilio J. de C. Sowerby

Registration No. GSd5529
Collector Geol Soc Coll
Donor or Associated Person RI Murchison 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Corton, near Clunbury, Salop
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


J de C Sowerby in Murchison 1839 Silurian System p.640 pl. 20 fig 11

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