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Fossil specimen : SM A 43157 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order -

Fossil Name Solariproetus prosthemesos Owens, 2004
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Solariproetus prosthemesos Owens, 2004 – See Owens, R.M. (2004): Paratype

Proetus – See Marr (1916)

Registration No. A 43157
Collector King, W.B.R.
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 Torver Beck, Coniston Lake, Lake District
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit P. mucronatus Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Marr 1916 for 1915. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxi pp.189-204

Owens, R.M. 2004. Late Ordovician and Early Silurian Proetida (Trilobita) from North-Western and Central Europe. Palaeontology, 47, 557-578, 2 pls. p.573

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