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Fossil specimen : OUM B.00001 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name ?Nieszkowskia nodulosa (Salter, 1865)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

?Nieszkowskia nodulosa (Salter, 1865) – See Morris (1988): Holotype

Staurocephalus – See Edmonds (1949)

Staurocephalus – See Salter (1865)

Registration No. B.00001
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Thomson, Sir C. Wyville
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country Scotland
Locality Girvan district, South Ayrshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Drummuck Subgroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 62

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 147

SALTER, J.W. 1865. A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations, part 2. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 81-128, pls VII-XIV. p. 87; pl. VII, fig. 25

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