GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BRSUG 14287 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Chonetes failandensis Smith
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Chonetes failandensis Smith

Registration No. 14287
Collector Reynolds, S.H. and Smith, Dr. S. (see Reynolds and Smith 1925, Geol. Mag. p. 464
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By University of Bristol Geology Collection
Comments [= Chonetes cf. crassistriata M'Coy, Vaughan]
Country England
Locality St. Monica's Westbury on Trym, Bristol
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Tournaisian: K zone: top of K2 beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (346.7 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Smith, S., 1925. Notes upon the small species of Chonetes found in the Lower Carboniferous around Bristol. Geol. Mag. LXII pp. 85-88

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