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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00306 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Staurocephalus susanae Thomas, 1981
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Staurocephalus susanae Thomas, 1981 – See Thomas (1981): Paratype

Staurocephalus cf. murchisoni Barrande, 1846 – See Kielan (1957)

Registration No. C.00306
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.)


KIELAN, Z. 1957. On the trilobite family Staurocephalidae. Acta palaeont. pol., 2, 155-183. pp. 162, 182, 183; pl. 2, fig. 2, text-fig. 1

THOMAS, A.T. 1981. British Wenlock trilobites, part 2. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 134, 57-99, pls 15-25. p. 65; pl. 17, fig. 11

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