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Fossil specimen : SM A 32743 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Proetus haverfordensis Owens, 1973
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Proetus haverfordensis Owens, 1973: Holotype


Registration No. A 32743
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 The Frolic, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Uzmaston Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Owens 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae - Trilobita Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.20 pl.1 figs.9a (a.32743b), 9b (a.32743a)

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