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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE174 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula? crumenoides Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lingula? crumenoides Reed

Registration No. GSE174
Collector n/k
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Scotland
Locality Bennane Head, Ballantrae
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (467 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.8

FRC Reed Trans. Roy. Soc. Edin. vol. 51 1917 II, fig. 14,14a

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