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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37589 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Aegiria garthensis (Jones)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Aegiria garthensis (Jones)

Registration No. GSM37589
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Andrew, G 1925
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Garth
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


Cocks, LRM. 1970. Silurian Brachiopods of the superfamily Plectambonitacae. Bulletin of the BM(NH) Pl. 17, figs. 5 & 6

Jones, OT. 1928. Mem. Geol. Surv. Pal p.500-501 Pl. 25, fig. 25

Opik. 1933. Act. Comm. Univ. Tartu (Dorpat) p.55

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