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Fossil specimen : SM A 38677 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Ktenoura postrema (Lane)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ktenoura postrema (Lane) – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Holotype

Cheirurus postremus Lane, 1971 – See Lane (1971): Holotype

Cheirurus bimucronatus (Murchison)

Registration No. A 38677
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 England
Locality Helm Knot, Dent, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Coniston Flags
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) – Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (425.6 – 449 Ma B.P.)


Lane 1971. British Cheiruridae (Trilobita) Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.31

Morris, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society London. pp. 1-316 (Publication Number 574, part of volume 140 for 1986). p.122

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