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Fossil specimen : OUM C.14153 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Elimaproetus diabolicus Curtis & Lane, 1997
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Elimaproetus diabolicus Curtis & Lane, 1997 – See Curtis & Lane (1997): Paratype

– See Owens (1973)

Registration No. C.14153
Collector Cocks, L.R.M.
Donor or Associated Person Cocks, L.R.M. 1965
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Exposure in north bank of Hughley Brook, 710 yards SW of Hughley church, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Purple Shales Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 438.5 Ma B.P.)


CURTIS, N.J. and LANE, P.D. 1997. The Llandovery trilobites of England and Wales, part 1. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-50, 3 pls. p. 26

OWENS, R.M. 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae (Trilobita). Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 127, 1-98, 15 pls. p. 79; (silicone rubber cast) pl. 15, fig. 14

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