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Fossil specimen : SM A 3325 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Calymene lata Shirley, 1936
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Calymene lata Shirley, 1936 – See Shirley (1936): Holotype

Calymene blumenbachi Brongniart – See McCoy (1851a)

Calymene blumenbachi Brongniart

Registration No. A 3325
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fletcher Coll.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Staffordshire, Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils p.165

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge p.132

Shirley 1936. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcii p.414 pl. xxx figs.11, 13 pl. xxxi fig.4

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