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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.6G.470a,b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Harpidella (Harpidella) aitholix Thomas, 1978
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Harpidella (Harpidella) aitholix Thomas, 1978 – See Thomas (1978): Holotype

Registration No. 71.6G.470a,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 Eaton, Wenlock Edge, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Tickwood Beds, Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone nassa
Geological Age

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


Thomas, A T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 1-56 p.32, pl.8, figs 1a,b

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