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Fossil specimen : SM A 33957 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Harpetida

Fossil Name Harpes parvulus McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Harpes parvulus McCoy

Harpes parvulus McCoy

Harpes parvulus McCoy: Holotype

Harpes parvulus McCoy

Registration No. A 33957
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 Scotland
Locality Wrae Quarry (Wrae Hill), Upper Tweed, Broughton, Peeblesshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wrae Limestone (Whittington 1950)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.387

McCoy 1852 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.336 footnote, p.374 pl. il fig.3

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.209

Reed, F.R.C. 1903 f. The lower Palaeozoic trilobites of the Girvan district, Ayrshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.10

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.54, b 228

Whittington, H.B. 1950 a. A monograph of British trilobites of the family Harpidae Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): p.55

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 (4): p.145

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