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Fossil specimen : SM A 16626 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Phacops (Acaste) downingiae var. cuneatus Salter
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Phacops (Acaste) downingiae var. cuneatus Salter

Phacops downingiae var. cuneatus Salter

Phacops (Acaste) downingiae var. cuneatus Salter: Holotype

Registration No. A 16626
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 Moel Seisiog, Llanrwst, Conway, Caernarvonshire, Denbighshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Denbigh Grit
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (423.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Salter 1864. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.28 fig.8

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.93

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.149

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