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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM28422 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Spirifer plicatosulcatus North
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Spirifer plicatosulcatus North

Spirifera distans Sowerby

Registration No. GSM28422
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Carrington 1870
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Beeston,Staffordshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Dinantian Subsystem (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


North 1920 QJGS LXXVI p.193 pl.XIII,fig.17

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