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Fossil specimen : SM A 15626 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849

Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849: Holotype

Barrandia (Barrandia) cordai McCoy

Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849

Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849

Barrandia (Barrandia) cordai McCoy

Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849

Barrandia cordai McCoy, 1849: Holotype

Registration No. A 15626
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 Pencerrig, Builth, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Series (basal probably)
Biozone N. gracilis
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Hughes 1979. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 32 (8): p.156 fig.111

McCoy 1849 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 2 vol. iv (1): p.409

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (2): p.149 pl.1 f figs.1, 1 a

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

Prantl & Pribyl 1948. Rozpravy II tridy Ceske akademis Praha xlix no. 5 (6): p.4 pl. i fig.3

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

Salter, J.W. 1866. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.142 pl. xix figs.5, 5 a

Whittard, W.F. 1961. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. 17 (7): p.226 pl. xxxiii fig.8

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.140

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