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Fossil specimen : SM A 10248 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Proetus fletcheri Salter
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Proetus fletcheri Salter: Lectotype

Proetus (Proetus) concinnus (Dalman), 1827 – See Owens (1973)

Proetus fletcheri Salter – See Reed, F.R.C. (1901b)

Proetus fletcheri Salter – See Salter (1873): Syntype

Registration No. A 10248
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 Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Owens 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae - Trilobita Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.15 pl.3 figs.4a-b

Reed, F.R.C. 1901 b. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. (iv) vol. viii p.11 pl.1 figs.5-6

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge p.134

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.151

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