Palaeontology: Holotypes & Lectotypes

Procothurnocystis owensi

Woods & Jefferies 1992
Accession number: NMW 84.17G.119 a&b
Collection: Holotypes
Taxonomy: Chordata
Chronostratigraphy: PALAEOZOIC , ORDOVICIAN , Arenig Series , Fennian Stage
Lithostratigraphy: Pontyfenni Formation
Biostratigraphy: Rushtoni Biozone
Locality: ../.. , Europe , United Kingdom , Wales , Carmarthenshire
Procothurnocystis owensi
Procothurnocystis owensi
References:
  • Fortey, R.A. & Owens, R.M. 1987, The Arenig Series in South Wales. Bull.Brit.Mus.(Nat.Hist) Geol. Series, Ibid., 41, 69-307., p.287, figs 139 a&b, pl. 286 as Cothurnocystis sp. (By Jefferies)
  • Woods, I.S. & Jefferies, R.P.S. 1992, A new stem-group chordate from the lower Ordovician of South Wales, and the problem of locomotion in boot-shaped cornutes. Palaeontology, 35, 1-25, 2 pls.