GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM E 7948 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Dielasma ficus (McCoy)
Type Status
Name History

Dielasma ficus (McCoy)

Terebratula (Dielasma) hastata var. ficus (McCoy) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Terebratula hastata var. ficus McCoy – See Davidson (1858)

Seminula ficus McCoy – See McCoy (1852b)

Registration No. E 7948
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Derbyshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1858. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii part v p.13 pl. i figs.15, 15 a-b

McCoy 1852 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. x p.421

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology p.248

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge p.409 pl. iii d figs.22, 22 a-c

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 p.66

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