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Fossil specimen : OUM B.02948 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Stenopareia nexilis (Salter, 1867)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Stenopareia nexilis (Salter, 1867) – See Morris (1988): Lectotype

Stenopareia nexilis (Salter, 1867) – See Morris & Tripp (1986): Lectotype

Stenopareia nexilis (Salter, 1867) – See Howells (1982): Syntype

Illaenus (Displanus) nexilis Salter, 1867 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Illaenus nexilis Salter, 1867 – See Reed (1904): Syntype

Illaenus (Displanus) nexilis Salter, 1867 – See Salter (1867): Syntype

Registration No. B.02948
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 Drummuck, near Girvan, South Ayrshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Ladyburn Formation?, Drummuck Subgroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (445.2 – 447 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 64

HOWELLS, Y. 1982. Scottish Silurian Trilobites. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 135, 1-76, pls 1-15. p. 13

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. pp. 220, 258

MORRIS, S.F. and TRIPP, R.P. 1986. Lectotype selections, Ordovician trilobites from the Girvan district. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology). p. 167; pl. 2, fig. 1

REED, F.R.C. 1904. The Lower Palaeozoic trilobites of the Girvan district, Ayrshire, part II. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 49-96, pls VII-XIII. p. 66

SALTER, J.W. 1867. A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian, and Devonian formations, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 177-214, pls XXV*-XXX. p. 190; pl. XXX, fig. 4

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