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Fossil specimen : SM A 3483 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Hemiarges scutalis (Salter)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hemiarges scutalis (Salter)

Lichas scutalis Salter ms. Reed

Lichas scutalis Salter – See Reed, F.R.C. (1901a): Holotype

Lichas verrucosus (Eichwald) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Lichas scutalis Salter ms. – See Salter (1873)

Registration No. A 3483
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 Malvern, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Shale
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Reed, F.R.C. 1901 a. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. iv vol. iii p.5 pl. i fig.1 restoration op.cit. fig.4 based partly on this specimen

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

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 p.147

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