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Fossil specimen : OUM A.00351 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Sphaerophthalmus humilis (Phillips, 1848)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Sphaerophthalmus humilis (Phillips, 1848) – See Morris (1988): Syntype

Olenus humilis Phillips, 1848 – See Phillips (1871): Syntype

Olenus humilis Phillips, 1848 – See Phillips (1848): Syntype

Registration No. A.00351
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
Comments On slab with Ctenopyge sp.
Country England
Locality Raggedstone Hill, between Fowlet's Farm and Whiteleaved Oak, near Malvern, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit White-leaved Oak Shale Formation
Biozone Peltura scarabaeoides
Geological Age

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

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


MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 216; ? syntype

PHILLIPS, J. 1848. in PHILLIPS, J. and SALTER, J.W. Palaeontological Appendix to Professor J. Phillips' Memoir on the Malvern Hills, compared with the Palaeozoic districts of Abberley etc. Mem. geol. Surv. G.B., 2 (1), i-xiv., 331-386. ? pp. 55, 347; ? text-figs 4 - 6

PHILLIPS, J. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford, xxiv + 523 pp., diagrs I-CCVII. ? p. 68; ? diag. XVII, fig. 8

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