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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00022 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Deiphon barrandei Whittard, 1934
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Deiphon barrandei Whittard, 1934 – See Lane (1971): Paratype

Deiphon forbesi Barrande, 1850 – See Edmonds (1949)

Deiphon forbesi Barrande, 1850 – See Whittard (1934)

Registration No. C.00022
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Grindrod, R.B. 1882 – 1883
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Malvern Railway Tunnel, Herefordshire or Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) – Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 63

LANE, P.D. 1971. British Cheiruridae (Trilobita). Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 125, 1-95, 16 pls. p. 59; pl. 12, figs 6 a, b

WHITTARD, W.F. 1934. A revision of the trilobite genera Deiphon and Onycopyge. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., series 10, XIV, 505-533. p. 513; pl. XVI, fig. 4

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