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Fossil specimen : SM A 509 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Sphaerophthalmus major Lake
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Sphaerophthalmus major Lake

Sphaerophthalmus major Lake: Syntype

Registration No. A 509
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Malvern, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Lingula Flag
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) – St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (488.3 – 508 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]


Lake. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. ii (1): p.77 pl. viii fig.11

Rushton 1968. Palaeontology vol. xi (2): p.416 pl.78 fig.8

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