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Fossil specimen : SM A 33958 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Illaenus latus McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Illaenus latus McCoy

Illaenus (Dysplanus) bowmanni Salter

Illaenus (Dysplanus) bowmanni Salter

Illaenus bowmanni Salter

Illaenus latus McCoy: Holotype

Illaenus latus McCoy

Registration No. A 33958
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 Wray Quarry (Wrae Quarry, McCoy 1852), Upper Tweed (Tweed, Salter 1873), Broughton, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bala Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


McCoy 1849 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 2 vol. iv (1): p.404

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (2): p.172 pl. ie figs.17, 17 a

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.143

Nicholson & Etheridge, R. 1880. A monograph of the Silurian Fossils in Ayrshire vol. i fasc. ii (5): p.156

Reed, F.R.C. 1904 b. The lower Palaeozoic trilobites of the Girvan district, Ayrshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (7): p.63

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.54, b 188

Salter 1883. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.215 fig.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 (6): p.146

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