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Fossil specimen : OUM B.02505 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Acanthopleurella grindrodi Groom, 1902
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Acanthopleurella grindrodi Groom, 1902 – See Fortey & Rushton (1980): Paratype

Acanthopleurella grindrodi Groom, 1902 – See Edmonds (1949): Paratype

Acanthopleurella grindrodi Groom, 1902 – See Lake (1946): Paratype

Shumardia pusilla (Sars, 1835) – See Lake (1907)

Acanthopleurella grindrodi Groom, 1902 – See Groom (1902): Paratype

Conophrys salopiensis Callaway, 1877 – See Callaway (1877): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. B.02505
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Grindrod, R.B. 1882 – 1883
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Southern Malverns, Herefordshire or Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Bronsil Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (478.6 – 488.3 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]

References
References

CALLAWAY, C. 1877. On a new area of Upper Cambrian rocks in South Shropshire, with a description of a new fauna. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., XXXIII, 652-670. pp. 660, 667

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

FORTEY, R.A. & RUSHTON, A.W.A. 1980. Acanthopleurella Groom, 1902 : origin and life habits of a miniature trilobite. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geol.), 33 (2), 79-89. pp. 80, 81, 86; fig. 4

GROOM, T.T. 1902. On a new trilobite from the Dictyonema Shales of the Malvern Hills. Geol. Mag., New Series, Dec. IV, XXXIX, 70-73. p. 70; pl. IV, fig. 4

LAKE, P. 1907. A Monograph of the British Cambrian trilobites, part 2. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 29-48, pls III, IV. p. 40

LAKE, P. 1946. A Monograph of the British Cambrian trilobites, part 14, with Appendix. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 333-350, pl. XLVII. p. 341

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