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Fossil specimen : SM A 4875 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Leonaspis erinaceus (Marr & Nicholson)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Leonaspis erinaceus (Marr & Nicholson)

Acidaspis erinaceus Marr & Nicholson: Syntype

Registration No. A 4875
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 England
Locality Torver Beck, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Stockdale Shale
Biozone erinaceus
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) – Rhuddanian Age (Silurian Period) (438.5 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Marr & Nicholson 1888 a. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xliv (1): p.723 pl. xvi fig.12

Whittard, W.F. 1938. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. i (3): p.106

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 (2): p.137

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