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Fossil specimen : OUM A.00005 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Sphaerophthalmus major Lake, 1913
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Sphaerophthalmus major Lake, 1913 – See Henningsmöen (1957): Syntype

Sphaerophthalmus major Lake, 1913 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Sphaerophthalmus major Lake, 1913 – See Lake (1913): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A.00005
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments On same tablet as A.4
Location
Country England
Locality Malverns, Herefordshire or Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Upper Lingula Flags Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) (488.3 – 502 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]

References
References

EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 60

HENNINGSMÖEN, G. 1957. The trilobite family Olenidae with descriptions of Norwegian material and remarks on the Olenid and Tremadocian series. Skr. norske Vidensk.-Akad., Mat.-naturv. Kl., 1, 1-31. pp. 217 - 218

LAKE, P. 1913. A Monograph of the British Cambrian trilobites, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 65-88, pls VII-X. pp. 77 - 78; pl. VIII, fig. 13

Available Images

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