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Fossil specimen : SM A 37142 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Acastella minor (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Acastella minor (McCoy): Lectotype

Phacops downingiae Murchison

Phacops (Odontochile) caudata var. minor McCoy: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 37142
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Benson Knot, Kendal, Westmoreland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Upper Ludlow
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (418.7 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)

References
References

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (1): p.161

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.177, b.4

Shergold 1967. Palaeontology vol. x (3): p.184 pl.25 fig.3

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