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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM103611 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rhactorthis crassa Williams
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rhactorthis crassa Williams

Provenance
Registration No. GSM103611
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person BM(NH)
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Meis-meillion Farm, Craigian Bychain
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Williams 1963, Bull BM(NH) vol.8 no.7 pl.4, fig2

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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