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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35889 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterotheca corrugata Salter
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pterotheca corrugata Salter

Registration No. GSM35889
Collector Museum
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Ynys Galed, Caernarvonshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


JC Harper, Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 Vol 14, 1947 p.163-164 pl 7 fig 1

Salter, Mem Geol Surv 2nd Edition 1881 p.561 18

Salter, Mem Geol Surv Vol 3 1st Edition 1866 p.353 18

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