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Fossil specimen : OUM A.00009 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name ?Ctenopyge bisulcata (Phillips, 1848)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

?Ctenopyge bisulcata (Phillips, 1848) – See Morris (1988)

?Ctenopyge bisulcata (Phillips, 1848) – See Edmonds (1949)

?Ctenopyge bisulcata (Phillips, 1848) – See Lake (1913)

?Sphaerophthalmus flagellifer Angelin, 1854 – See Groom (1902)

Olenus pauper Phillips, 1871 – See Phillips (1871): Holotype

Registration No. A.00009
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Southern Malverns, Herefordshire or Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Upper Lingula Flags Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 499 Ma B.P.)

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


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. pp. 59, 60

GROOM, T.T. 1902. The sequence of the Cambrian and associated beds of the Malvern Hills. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LVIII, 89-149. p. 103

LAKE, P. 1913. A Monograph of the British Cambrian trilobites, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 65-88, pls VII-X. p. 81

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 60

PHILLIPS, J. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford, xxiv + 523 pp., diagrs I-CCVII. p. 68; diagr. XVII, fig. 4

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