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Fossil specimen : SM A 5876 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Platycalymene tasgarensis Shirley
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Platycalymene tasgarensis Shirley: Holotype

Platycalymene tasgarensis Shirley: Holotype

Calymene duplicata Murchison

Provenance
Registration No. A 5876
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Keeping, Henry (1827-1924)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Tasgar Quarry, Shelve, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Stapeley Ash
Biozone Didymograptus bifidus
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (464 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]

References
References

Shirley 1936. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcii (2): p.402 pl. xxix figs.14 (a.5876 b), 15 (a.5876 a)

Whittard, W.F. 1960 for 1959. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): pp.152, 154

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