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Fossil specimen : SM A 42696 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Estoniops alifrons (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Estoniops alifrons (McCoy): Lectotype

Estoniops alifrons (McCoy): Paratype

Phacops (Acaste) alifrons Salter

Phacops (Acaste) alifrons Salter

Phacops (Acaste) alifrons Salter

Phacops (Phacops) alifrons Salter: Syntype

Phacops (Phacops) alifrons Salter

Provenance
Registration No. A 42696
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 Wales
Locality Pont y Glyn, Diffys, Corwen, Denbighshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Upper Bala
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (443.7 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Dean 1962 a. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 7 (6): pp.101, 103

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.370

McCoy a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (1): p.159 pl. ig fig.14

Salter 1855. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (Appendix to McCoy) (2): app. a p. ii

Salter 1864. A monograph of the British trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.35 pl. i fig.32

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (4): p.52

Whittington, H.B. 1962. A monograph of the Ordovician Trilobites of the Bala area, Merioneth Palaeontographical Society Monographs (7): p.16 pl. iii figs.14, 18,19

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 (5): p.149

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