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Fossil specimen : SM A 3480 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Lichas (Dicranopeltis) barrandei Fletcher
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Lichas (Dicranopeltis) barrandei Fletcher

Lichas barrandii Fletcher & Salter

Lichas barrandii Fletcher: Syntype

Registration No. A 3480
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fletcher Coll.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Fletcher 1850. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. vi (1): p.238 pl. xxvii bis fig.5 Fig. based partly on A.3,481

Reed, F.R.C. 1903 b. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. iv vol. v (3): pp.10-11 'Specimen II'

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.130

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