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Fossil specimen : OUM C.13172a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Ktenoura patula Curtis & Lane, 1997
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ktenoura patula Curtis & Lane, 1997 – See Curtis & Lane (1997): Paratype

Ktenoura – See Lane (1971)

Registration No. C.13172a, b
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
Comments Part & counterpart
Country England
Locality SW bank of Heath Brook, 500 yards ENE of the Plough Inn, Wall-under-Heywood, 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. 37

LANE, P.D. 1971. British Cheiruridae (Trilobita). Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 125, 1-95, 16 pls. p. 34; (latex cast of C.13172b) pl. 7, fig. 19

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