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Fossil specimen : SM A 14697 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Dindymene hughesiae Reynolds, 1894
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Dindymene hughesiae Reynolds, 1894: Lectotype

Dindymene hughesiae Reynolds ex Roberts ms.

Registration No. A 14697
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fearnsides, W.G.
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 Norber Brow, Austwick, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Mudstone
Biozone 6
Geological Age

Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (445.2 – 447 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


Ingham 1974. The Upper Ordovician trilobites from the Cautley and Dent districts of Westmorland and Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (2): p.83 pl.18 fig.5 (a.14697b)

King, W.B.R. & Wilcockson, W.H. 1934. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. 90 (1): p.1

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