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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6823 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Longvillia grandis J. de C. Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Longvillia grandis J. de C. Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6823
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person (ex RI Murchison) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Marsh Wood, Acton Scott
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 ]


Bancroft, 1933, Blakeney, Glos Page 3

Davidson Mon rit Foss Brach. Palaeont Soc 1871 as Strohomena grandis pl. 46 fig 3

J de C Sowerby in Murchison 1839 Silurian System pl.20 fig 13

Salter in Siluria 1st Ed 1854 pl. 1 fig 1

Salter in Siluria 1st Ed 1854 as T annulatus pl. 1 fig 1

Salter in Siluria 3rd Ed 1859 as T anglicus pl 1 fig 3

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