GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : OUM B.00001 – Holotype

Taxonomy
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)

Provenance
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
Comments
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Girvan district, South Ayrshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
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 ]

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. 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

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/OUMNH/P850038.jp2

4743 KB

/OUMNH/P850041.jp2

7129 KB

Steroscopic photographs

/OUMNH/P855479.jp2

5139 KB


View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.



click image or here to close