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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6325 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Composita oblonga (Sowerby)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Composita oblonga (Sowerby)

Atrypa oblonga (Sowerby)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6325
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Murchison,Sir RI
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Pilton Shales
Country England
Locality Barnstaple,Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Late Devonian Epoch (Devonian Period) (358.9 – 382.7 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1864 Mon Pal Soc pl.III,fig.1

Sowerby Trans Geol Soc vol V pl.53,fig.6

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