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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11364 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leangella scissa (Davidson) pars
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Leangella scissa (Davidson) pars

Registration No. GSM11364
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Original label with 11361-3, L. scissa.
Country Wales
Locality Haverfordwest
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Gasworks Mudstones
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Davidson. 1871. British Fossil Brachiopods. Mon. Palaeont. Soc Pl. XLVII, fig. 23

Jones, OT. 1928. Mem. Geol. Surv. Pal p.481-485 Pl. XXV, fig. 8

Opik. 1933. Act. Comm. Univ. Tartu (Dorpat) p.42

Temple. 1970. Palaeo. Soc. Mon p.36

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