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Fossil specimen : OUM B.00002 – Paralectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Opsimasaphus
Type Status Paralectotype
Name History

Opsimasaphus – See Morris (1988)

Ptychocheilus radiatus (Salter, 1866) – See Morris (1988): Paralectotype

Asaphus (?Basilicus) radiatus Salter, 1866 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Ptychocheilus radiatus (Salter, 1866) – See Reed (1931): Syntype

Asaphus (?Basilicus) radiatus Salter, 1866 – See Salter (1866): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. B.00002
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Blunt, Mr
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Berwyn Mountains, Denbighshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 451 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. 61

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 252

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 252

REED, F.R.C. 1931. A review of the British species of the Asaphidae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., series 10, VII, 441-472. p. 465

SALTER, J.W. 1866. A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian, and Devonian formations, part 3. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 129-176, XV-XXV. p. 157; pl. XVIII, fig. 1

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