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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM56400 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Chonetes lepisma (Dalman) var Salter
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Chonetes lepisma (Dalman) var Salter

Leptaena lepisma var minor Salter

Provenance
Registration No. GSM56400
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person old collections
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Aymestry Limestone
Location
Country England
Locality Aymestry, Herefordshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Aymestry Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (421.3 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cocks. 1978. Pal Soc Mon Review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopds p.135

Davidson. 1871. Mon Brit Foss Brach Palaeont Soc 49 10,11,12

Salter. 1848. Mem Geol Surv 26 4

Stubblefield J. 1938. Summer Prog for 1936 p.45

Available Images

High resolution photographs

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Steroscopic photographs

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