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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.6G.502 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Proetus (Lacunoporaspis) confossus Owens, 1973
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Proetus (Lacunoporaspis) confossus Owens, 1973 – See Owens (1973): Holotype

Registration No. 71.6G.502
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 Wren's Nest Hill, Dudley, West Midlands
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Nodular Beds, Much Wenlock Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Owens, R.M. 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae (Trilobita). Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, 1-98. p.15, pl.4, fig.1 a-c

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