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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6633 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula lewisii Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula lewisii Sowerby: Lectotype

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6633
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Unknown locality
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Aymestry Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (425.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Bassett MG. 1986. La Groupe de Lievin Prodoli Lokkoviende L'Artois Biostrat & Pal3 text-fig.18A

Cocks. 1978. Mon Pal Soc p.9

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