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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37579 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Plectodonta superstes (Jones)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plectodonta superstes (Jones)

Sowerbyella superstes

Eoplectodonta duplicata (Sowerby, J de C)

Registration No. GSM37579
Collector survey 1907
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Haverfordwest,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.8,figs.7&8

Jones, OT. 1928. Mem. Geol. Surv. Pal p.441-443 pl.XXIII,fig.10

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

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