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Fossil specimen : SM A 15331 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Redlichiida

Fossil Name Wanneria pennapyga Raw
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Wanneria pennapyga Raw: Holotype

Registration No. A 15331
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cobbold, Edgar Sterling (1851-1936)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country England
Locality Comley Brook, Comley, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Callavia Sandstone (green, Ac1)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cambrian Period (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 541 Ma B.P.)


Lake 1937. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.245 pl. xxxv figs.6, 6 a

Raw, F. 1936. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcii (1): p.277 pl. xxi fig.3 a (a.15, 331) figs.3 b-c (a.15, 331b)

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