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Fossil specimen : SM A 15620 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cnemidopyge nuda (Murchison)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cnemidopyge nuda (Murchison)

Ampyx latus McCoy



Ampyx latus McCoy

Ampyx nudus (Murchison)

Ampyx latus McCoy: Syntype

Ampyx latus McCoy: Syntype

Registration No. A 15620
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Builth (3 miles N.), Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandeilo Bed
Biozone Not available
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 (7): pp.64, 68 pl.2 fig.6

McCoy 1849 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 2 vol. v (1): p.410

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (2): p.147 pl.1 e figs. 13,13 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.148

Whittard, W.F. 1940 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. v (4): p.162

Whittard, W.F. 1955. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): p.21

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 (3): p.139

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