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Fossil specimen : SM A 16715 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Dionide turnbulli Whittington
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dionide turnbulli Whittington

Dionide turnbulli Whittington: Holotype

Dionide atra Salter

Dionide atra Salter

Registration No. A 16715
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Turnbull, V.M.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality Long Plantation Cutting, Scolton, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Arenig
Biozone bifidus
Geological Age

Llanvirn Series (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (458.4 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Reed, F.R.C. 1912. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. v, vol. ix (1): p.200 pl. xi fig. 4 (a.16, 715a) figs.4 a-b (a.16, 715b)

Whittard, W.F. 1958. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): pp.96, 98

Whittington, H.B. 1952. Journal of Paleontology vol. xxvi (2):

Whittington, H.B. 1952. Journal of Paleontology vol. xxvi (3): p.8 pl. ii fig. 1 (a.16, 715a) fig.2 (a.16, 715b)

Williams, Alwyn 1948. Geological Magazine vol. lxxxv (2): p.68

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