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Fossil specimen : NMW 41.137.G5 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Cyphaspis (s.l.) elacophos Thomas, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cyphaspis (s.l.) elacophos Thomas, 1978 – See Thomas (1978): Paratype

Registration No. 41.137.G5
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Morris, J.H.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country England
Locality ?Dudley, West Midlands
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Thomas, A T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 1-56 p.30, pl.7, figs. 10a,10b

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