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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11229 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Salopia salteri Davidson
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Salopia salteri Davidson

Orthis salteri Davidson

Registration No. GSM11229
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt-Edgell Coll. 590 1868
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Horderley, Shropshire
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 ]


Davidson, 1871, Mon. Pal. Soc. vol. 3 as Orthis salteri supra pg. 255-6 p.255-256 XXXVI, figs. 31-32

Whittington & Williams, 1955, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Ser. B no. 658 vol. 238 1 Mar. 55 38, figs33-34

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