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Fossil specimen : SM A 1050 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Agnostida

Fossil Name Peronopsis scutalis var. scutalis (Hicks), 1872
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Peronopsis scutalis var. scutalis (Hicks), 1872: Lectotype

Agnostus exaratus Grönwall

Agnostus scutalis Salter

Agnostus exaratus Grönwall

Registration No. A 1050
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Porthyrhaw, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Menevian
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (499 – 508 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 3 ]


Hicks 1872 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxviii (2): pl. v fig. 12

Lake 1906. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. i (3): p.6 pl. i fig. 8

Rushton, A.W.A. 1979. Alcheringa vol. 3 (4): p.50

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