Palaeontology: Holotypes & Lectotypes

Sporathylacium salopense

Edwards, Axe & Mendez 2001
Accession number: NMW 94.60G.11.1 - .3
Collection: Holotypes
Chronostratigraphy: PALAEOZOIC , DEVONIAN , Lower Devonian , Lochkovian Stage
Lithostratigraphy: Old Red Sandstone Facies , Ditton Group
Biostratigraphy: Micrornatus-newportensis miospore Biozone
Locality: ../.. , Europe , United Kingdom , England , Shropshire
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