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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.6G.512 a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Decoroproetus scrobiculatus Owens, 1973
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Decoroproetus scrobiculatus Owens, 1973 – See Owens (1973): Holotype

Registration No. 71.6G.512 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 Sedbergh, Cumbria
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (421.3 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)


Owens, R.M. 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae (Trilobita). Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, 1-98. p.52, pl.9, figs. 10a,b,c

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