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Fossil specimen : NMW 81.7G.3 a,b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

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

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

Registration No. 81.7G.3 a,b
Collector Norton, W.J.
Donor or Associated Person Norton, W.J.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country England
Locality English Bridge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 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.791, pl.99, fig.5 (Ludlow Museum numbers quoted by Siveter)

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