GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM E 18895 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Phricodothyris lucerna George
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Phricodothyris lucerna George – See George (1932): Holotype

Spirifera (Martinia) lineata (Martin) – See McCoy (1855a): Holotype

Registration No. E 18895
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone D2
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


George 1932. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxviii p.547 pl. xxxv figs.2 a-d

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.429

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