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Fossil specimen : SM A 15616 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Placoparina sedgwickii (M'coy)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Placoparina sedgwickii (M'coy): Holotype

Placoparina sedgwicki (McCoy): Holotype

Placoparina sedgwicki (McCoy): Holotype

Cheirurus (Eccoptochile) sedgwicki (McCoy)

Cheirurus (Eccoptochile) sedgwicki (McCoy)

Cheirurus (Eccoptochile) sedgwicki (McCoy)

Eccoptochile sedgwicki (McCoy)

Cryphaeus (Eccoptochile) sedgwickii (McCoy): Holotype

Registration No. A 15616
Collector Sedgwick, A.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b); Glyptograptus teretiusculus zone (almost certainly)
Country Wales
Locality Builth, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandeilo Bed
Biozone Glyptograptus teretiusculus
Geological Age

Llandeilian Stage (Ordovician Period) (458.4 – 460.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Hughes 1969. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 18 (8): p.79 pl.8 fig. 4(a.15616 b), fig.5(a.15616 a), pl.9 fig.3 (a.15616 b)

McCoy 1849 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 2 vol. iv (1): p.406

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (2): p.155 pl. if fig.14

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.145

Salter 1854. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.73 pl. v fig.17

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.33

Whittard, W.F. 1940 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. v (6): p.166 pl. c figs. 5(a.15616 a), 6(a.15616 b)

Whittard, W.F. 1958. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (7): pp.113, 115

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 (5): p.142

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