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Fossil specimen : SM A 10567 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Brongniartella sedgwicki (Salter), 1865
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Brongniartella sedgwicki (Salter), 1865: Lectotype

Homalonotus (Brongniartella) sedgwicki Salter

Homalonotus sedgwickii Salter

Homalonotus sedgwickii Salter

Homalonotus (Brongniartia) sedgwicki Salter: Syntype

Registration No. A 10567
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 Ravenstonedale, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Ingham 1977. The Upper Ordovician trilobites from the Cautley and Dent districts of Westmorland and Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.106 pl.23 fig.1

Reed, F.R.C. 1918. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. vi, vol v (4): pp.270, 323

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.53

Salter, J.W. 1865. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.107 woodcut fig.25 Salter's no, a 227

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 (3): p.146

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