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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37567 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Plectodonta (Eoplectodonta) precursor (Jones)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plectodonta (Eoplectodonta) precursor (Jones)

Sowerbyella precursor

Eoplectodonta duplicata (Sowerby, J de C)

Registration No. GSM37567
Collector survey 1906
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality SW of Haverfordwest Railway Station,Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cocks, LRM. 1970. Bull.BM (NH) vol. 19,no. 4 "Silurian Brachiopods of Superfam.Plectambonitae" pl.6,fig.9,24

Jones, OT. 1928. Mem. Geol. Surv. Pal p.437-439 pl.XXIII,fig.3

Kozlowski, R. 1929. Palaeontologia Polonica,tI p.113

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