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Fossil specimen : SM A 40327 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Raphiophorus aloniensis (Marr & Nicholson), 1888
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Raphiophorus aloniensis (Marr & Nicholson), 1888

Ampyx (Rhaphiophorus) aloniensis Marr & Nicholson

Ampyx (Rhaphiophorus) aloniensis Marr & Nicholson: Holotype

Registration No. A 40327
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Marr, J.E.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Skelgill, Ambleside, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Skelgill Bed
Biozone A. aloniensis (Ac2)
Geological Age

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


Marr & Nicholson 1888 a. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xliv (1): pp.673, 724, 729 pl. xvi fig.17

Thomas, A.T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt.1 (3): p.55 pl.14 fig.9

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 (2): p.139

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