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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6826 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Sowerbyella sericea J. de C. Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Sowerbyella sericea J. de C. Sowerby

Leptaena sericea Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6826
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol. Soc. ex Murchison 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Whittingslow
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 ]


OT Jones Mem geol. Surv. Pal. vol.1 pt.5 1928 p.384-414 XXI figs 1,2

Silurian System 23, fig. 9

Silurian System 19, fig. 1

Silurian System 19, fig. 6

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