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Fossil specimen : SM A 897 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order -

Fossil Name Dikelokephalina furca (Salter)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Dikelokephalina furca (Salter) – See Fortey, R.A. (2011): Lectotype

Dikelokephalina furca (Salter) – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Lectotype

Dikelocephalina furca (Salter) – See Lake (1919)

Dikelocephalus (Centropleura) furca Salter – See Salter (1866b): Syntype

Registration No. A 897
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 Wales
Locality Garth, Portmadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales, OTHER LOCALITY GIVEN:, Moel-y-Gest, Portmadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Tremadoc
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (478.6 – 488.3 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Fortey, R.A. 2011. Trilobites of the genus Dikelokephalina from Ordovician Gondwana and Avalonia. Geological Journal 46: 405-415 p.409

Lake 1919. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.118 pl. xiv fig.12 (a.897 a) fig.13 (a.897 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. 78

Salter 1866 b. The geology of North Wales Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales vol. iii (1st edition) p.303 pl. viii fig.10

Salter 1878 b. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (error for 1873 ??) p.17

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