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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00003 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

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

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

Stenopareia thomsoni (Salter, 1867) – See Howells (1982): Lectotype

Illaenus (Dysplanus) thomsoni Salter, 1867 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

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

Illaenus thomsoni Salter, 1867 – See Salter (1867): Syntype

Registration No. C.00003
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyville Thomson, Sir C.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Counterpart of Royal Scottish Museum GY 1967.58.46
Country Scotland
Locality Mulloch, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Mulloch Hill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Rhuddanian Age (Silurian Period) (440.8 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


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; pl. 3, fig. 1 b

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. pp. 221, 258

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. 70

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. 188; pl. XXX, fig. 8

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