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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00035 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Dalmanites myops (König, 1825)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Dalmanites myops (König, 1825) – See Morris (1988)

Heliocephalus coronatus (Thomas, 1900) – See Morris (1988): Lectotype

Phacops (Dalmania) coronatus Thomas, 1900 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Heliocephalus coronata (Thomas, 1900) – See Delo (1936): Syntype

Malvernia coronatus (Thomas, 1900) – See Delo (1935): Syntype

Dalmanites (Synphoria) coronatus (Thomas, 1900) – See Reed (1927): Syntype

Phacops (Dalmania) coronatus Thomas, 1900 – See Thomas (1900): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. C.00035
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Malvern Railway Tunnel, Herefordshire or Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) – Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

DELO, D.M. 1935. Fossils in the Oxford Museum, IV: Notes on some undescribed species. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LVI, 616-619. pp. 406, 411; fig. 20

DELO, D.M. 1936. Heliocephalus, new name for Malvernia Delo (non Jacoby). J. Palaeont. 10. p. 417

EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 64

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 69

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 69

REED, F.R.C. 1927. Recent work on the Phacopidae. Geol. Mag., LXXIV, 308-322, 337-353. p. 343

THOMAS, H.H. 1900. Fossils in the Oxford Museum, IV: Notes on some undescribed species. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LVI, 616-619. p. 616, pl. XXXV, figs 2, 3

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