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Fossil specimen : SM A 16726 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Neseuretus
Type Status Holotype
Name History



Homalonotus monstrator Salter: Holotype

Registration No. A 16726
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 Ramsey Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Reed, F.R.C. 1900 b. Geological Magazine dec. 4 vol. vii (3): PL. XII FIG.6, p. 308

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.22

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.148

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