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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM16871 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingulella lepis (Salter)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingulella lepis (Salter)

Lingula? lepis

Registration No. GSM16871
Collector ?Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Borth Wood
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Tremadoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Cocks. 1978. Mon. Palaeont. Soc p.15

Davidson. 1866. Mon. Palaeont. Soc pl.3 fig.54

Davidson. 1868. Geol. Mag p.307 .15 fig.10

Owens et al. 1982. Geol. Mag p.23 pl.5 fig.r

Salter. 1866. Mem. Geol. Surv p.334 fig.11

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