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Fossil specimen : SM A 41875 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Atractopyge atractopyge (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Atractopyge atractopyge (McCoy)

Atractopyge atractopyge (McCoy)

Zethus atractopyge McCoy: Lectotype

Atractopyge atractopyge (McCoy)

Cybele verrucosa (Dalman)

Cybele verrucosa Dalman

Zethus atractopyge McCoy: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 41875
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 Alt yr Anker, Meifod, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Upper Bala Sandstone
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 1961 a. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. v (4): p.319

Ingham 1974. The Upper Ordovician trilobites from the Cautley and Dent districts of Westmorland and Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (6): p.81Pt.2

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (1): p.156 pl.1 g fig.4

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.351

McNamara, K.J. 1979. Palaeontology vol. 22 (7): p.88

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.51

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 (3): p.143

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