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Fossil specimen : SM A 29632 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Brongniartella ascripta (Reed)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Brongniartella ascripta (Reed): Holotype

Homalonotus (Brongniartella) ascriptus Reed

Homalonotus ascriptus Reed: Syntype

Registration No. A 29632
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 England
Locality Alston Road, Melmerby, Cumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Melmerby Bed (matrix)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cheneyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (451.5 – 452.75 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


Dean 1962 a. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 7 (3): p.106 pl.15 fig.11 (a.29, 632a)

Reed, F.R.C. 1910 a. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. v, vol vii (1): p.216 pl. xvii figs.4, 4 a (a.29, 632a)

Reed, F.R.C. 1918. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. vi, vol v (2): pp.272, 323

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