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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM28390 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula obtusiformis Wade
Type Status
Name History

Lingula obtusiformis Wade

Registration No. GSM28390
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person A. Wade 1916
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Gwern-y-Brain, Welshpool
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) – Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 447 Ma B.P.)


QJGS. QJGS 36 18 19

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