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Fossil specimen : SM A 16538 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Encrinurus variolaris (Brongniart), 1822
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Encrinurus variolaris (Brongniart), 1822

Encrinurus magnituberculatus Reed: Holotype

Registration No. A 16538
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Gardiner, Charles Irving (1868-1940)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Woolhope Inlier, Buckenhill Wood, Herefordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Reed, F.R.C. 1925 b. Geological Magazine vol. lxii (1): p.72 pl. ii figs.3, 3 a

Tripp, Temple, J.T. & Gass 1977. Palaeontology vol. 20 (2): p.855 pl.113 figs.13,14

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