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Fossil specimen : SM A 10309 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Cheirurus bimucronatus (Murchison)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cheirurus bimucronatus (Murchison)

Cheirurus bimucronatus (Murchison)

Cheirurus bimucronatus (Murchison)

Ceraurus williamsii McCoy

Ceraurus williamsonii McCoy: Holotype

Ceraurus williamsii McCoy

Provenance
Registration No. A 10309
Collector Williams, Alwyn
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Golen Goed (Goleugoed), Myddfai, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Llandovery Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

McCoy 1849 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 2 vol. iv (1): p.408

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (2): p.155 pl.1 f figs.13, 13 a-b

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (3): p.146

Salter 1864 b. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (error for 1873 ??) (2): p.77

Salter 1864. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.63 pl. v fig.4

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (5): p.77

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 (6): p.141

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