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Fossil specimen : SM A 85 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Elrathia pulchella (Cobbold), 1911
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Elrathia pulchella (Cobbold), 1911 – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Lectotype

Ptychoparia (Elrathia) pulchella Cobbold – See Lake (1932)

Ptychoparia (Liostracus) pulchella Cobbold – See Cobbold, E.S. (1911b): Syntype

Registration No. A 85
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
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country England
Locality Comley, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Shoot Rough Road Flags
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cobbold, E.S. 1911 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxvii p.293 pl. xxii fig.1

Lake 1932. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. vii p.153 pl. xix figs.3, 4(a.85 a), fig.5 (a.85 b)

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. 86

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