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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6863 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Macrocoelia expansa J. de C. Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Macrocoelia expansa J. de C. Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6863
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol.Soc.Coll.
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Moel-y-garth, Montgomeryshire
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 ]


Alwyn Williams The Caradocian Brachiopod faunas of the Bala district, Merionethshire pl.14 fig 2

Davidson Pal Soc Mon Brit Silur Brach as Strophomena expansa pl.45 fig 6

Murchison Silur Syst as Orthis expansa pl.20 fig 14

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