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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00008 – Paralectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Acastoides constricta (Salter, 1864)
Type Status Paralectotype
Name History

Acastoides constricta (Salter, 1864) – See Morris (1988): Paralectotype

Acastoides constricta (Salter, 1864) – See Shergold (1966): Paralectotype

Phacops constrictus Salter, 1864 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Phacops constrictus Salter, 1864 – See Salter (1864): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. C.00008
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 Originally mounted on tablet with C.7 & C.560-C.562
Location
Country England
Locality Malvern Railway Tunnel, Herefordshire or Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) – Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 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

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 241

SALTER, J.W. 1864. A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations, part 1. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-80, I-VI. p. 27; pl. II, fig. 14

SHERGOLD, J.H. 1966. A revision of Acaste downingia (Murchison) and related Trilobites. Palaeontology, 9 (2), 183-207. pp. 197 - 199; pl. 30, fig. 22

Available Images

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