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Fossil specimen : SM A 117 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Micmacca ellipsocephaloides Cobbold
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Micmacca ellipsocephaloides Cobbold: Holotype

Micmacca ellipsocephaloides Cobbold: Syntype

Registration No. A 117
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, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Olenellus Limestone (horizon Ac2)
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? (1): p.27 pl. vii fig.8

Cobbold, E.S. 1931 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxvii (2): p.481 pl. xxxix fig.8

Lake 1932. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. vii (3): p.172 pl. xxii figs.9, 10

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