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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.31G.6 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Tapinocalymene vulpecula Siveter, 1980
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Tapinocalymene vulpecula Siveter, 1980 – See Siveter (1980): Paratype

Registration No. 77.31G.6
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Siveter, D.J.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country England
Locality Letton, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone lundgreni
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 430.5 Ma B.P.)


Siveter, D J. 1980. Evolution of the Silurian trilobite Tapinocalymene from the Wenlock of the Welsh borderlands. Palaeontology, Vol. 23, 783-802. p.792, pl.100, fig.8

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