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Fossil specimen : SM A 15629 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Ectillaenus hughesi (Hicks)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ectillaenus hughesi (Hicks): Holotype

Ectillaenus perovalis var. hughesi (Hicks): Holotype

Illaenus hughesi Hicks

Illaenus hughesii Hicks: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 15629
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hicks, Henry (1837-1899)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Llanvirn Quarry, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit D. bifidus Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]

References
References

Salter 1875. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (1): p.184 pl. ix fig.7

Whittard, W.F. 1940 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. vi (3): p.144 pl. vii fig.4

Whittard, W.F. 1961. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. 17 (4): p.214 pl. xxx fig.3

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.146

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