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Fossil specimen : SM A 3507 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Deiphon dikella Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deiphon dikella Whittard: Holotype

Deiphon forbesi var. dikella Whittard: Holotype

Deiphon forbesi Barrande

Registration No. A 3507
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 Haverfordwest (gasworks), Pembrokeshire, Wales (S.)
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Gasworks Mudstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Lane 1971. British Cheiruridae (Trilobita) Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.60 pl. 15 figs. 1 a-b

Whittard, W.F. 1934. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (10), vol. xiv (2): p.516 pl. xvi figs. 7 a-b

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