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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00004 – Paralectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Failleana maccallumi (Salter, 1867)
Type Status Paralectotype
Name History

Failleana maccallumi (Salter, 1867) – See Morris (1988): Paralectotype

Opsypharus maccallumi (Salter, 1867) – See Howells (1982): Paralectotype

Illaenus (Bumastus) maccallumi Salter, 1867 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

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

Illaenus (Bumastus) maccallumi Salter, 1867 – See Salter (1867): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. C.00004
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
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Mulloch, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Mulloch Hill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Rhuddanian Age (Silurian Period) (439 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)

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. 64

HOWELLS, Y. 1982. Scottish Silurian Trilobites. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 135, 1-76, pls 1-15. p. 11; pl. 2, fig. 14

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 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. 65

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. 210; pl. XXX, fig. 2

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