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Fossil specimen : SM A 15628 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Seleneceme acuticaudata (Hicks)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Seleneceme acuticaudata (Hicks): Holotype

Illaenopsis acuticaudata Hicks

Illaenopsis acuticaudata Hicks: Holotype

Registration No. A 15628
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hicks, Henry (1837-1899)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Wales
Locality Llanvirn Quarry, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llanvirn Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (464 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Salter 1875. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (1): p.148 pl. ix fig.5

Whittard, W.F. 1960 for 1959. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.118 pl. xvi fig.1

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 (2): p.146

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