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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.6G.490 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Scharyia siceripotrix Owens, 1974
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Scharyia siceripotrix Owens, 1974 – See Owens (1974): Paratype

Registration No. 71.6G.490 a, b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Owens, R.M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country England
Locality Oldcastle Farm, Colwall Green, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Elton Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (425.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Owens, R.M. 1974. The affinities of the trilobite genus Scharyia, with a description of two new species. Palaeontology, 17, 685-697. p.689, pl.98, fig.2 (71.6G.490b)

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