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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6258 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Productella (Whidbornella) caperata (J de C Sowerby)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Productella (Whidbornella) caperata (J de C Sowerby)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6258
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol.Soc.Coll. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Devonian-Pilton Shales.A2 (Goldring 1957 table) Geol.Soc.Coll. 6258 which is Lectotype of Productella (whidbornella) caperata ( C.Sowerby)
Country England
Locality Top Orchard Quarry,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.)


Goldring R 1957 palaontlogische Zeitschrift Bd 31 pl.24,fig.1

J deC Sowerby 1840 Trans Geol Soc 2 5 pl.53,fig.1or4

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