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Fossil specimen : SM A 41905 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Pseudosphaerexochus boops (Salter), 1864
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Pseudosphaerexochus boops (Salter), 1864: Lectotype

Pseudosphaerexochus boops (Salter), 1864

Sphaerexochus boops Salter

Sphaerexochus boops Salter

Sphaerexochus boops Salter: Syntype

Ceraurus clavifrons (Dalman)

Provenance
Registration No. A 41905
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 Applethwaite Common, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Applethwaite Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]

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.154 pl.1 f fig.12

McCoy 1852 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.352

McNamara, K.J. 1979. Palaeontology vol. 22 (6): p.64 pl.8 figs.9,11

Price, D. 1974. Palaeontology vol. 17 (5): p.850 pl.113 fig.11

Salter 1864. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.79 pl. vi fig.28

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.50 as a.114

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 (4): p.151

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