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Fossil specimen : SM A 40456 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Eurymetopus harrisoni Postlethwaite & Goodchild
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eurymetopus harrisoni Postlethwaite & Goodchild: Holotype

Registration No. A 40456
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Harrison
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Randel Crag, Skiddaw, Cumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Skiddaw Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Postlethwaite & Goodchild 1885. Transactions of the Cumberland Association for the Advancement of Literature and Science no. ix (1): p.77 pl. iii fig.21

Postlethwaite & Goodchild 1886. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association vol. ix (2): p.460 pl. viii fig.21 original

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