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Fossil specimen : NMW 86.27G.19 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Apatokephalus sarculum Fortey & Owens, 1991
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Apatokephalus sarculum Fortey & Owens, 1991 – See Fortey and Owens (1991): Paratype

Registration No. 86.27G.19 a, b
Collector Owens, R.M.
Donor or Associated Person Owens, R.M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments Migneintian
Country England
Locality Coundmoor Brook, Coundmoor, Cressage, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Arenaceous Member, Shineton Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadocian Age (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)


Fortey, R.A. and Owens, R.M. 1991. A trilobite fauna from the highest Shineton Shales in Shropshire, and the correlation of the latest Tremadoc. Geological Magazine, 128, 437-64. p.457.

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