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Fossil specimen : SM A 125 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order -

Fossil Name Latoucheia latouchei (Cobbold), 1910
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Latoucheia latouchei (Cobbold), 1910 – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Lectotype

Protolenus latouchei Cobbold – See Lake (1934)

Protolenus latouchei Cobbold – See Cobbold, E.S. (1910): Syntype

Registration No. A 125
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cobbold, Edgar Sterling (1851-1936)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Comley (excavation, 200 yds. S. of the quarry), Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Grey Limestone (uppermost band Bed b.1.)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cambrian Period (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 541 Ma B.P.)


Cobbold, E.S. 1910. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxvi? p.42 pl. vii figs.2, 5

Lake 1934. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Paleontological Society Memoirs p.177 pl. xxiii fig.6

Morris, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society London. pp. 1-316 (Publication Number 574, part of volume 140 for 1986). p. 123

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