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Fossil specimen : SM A 95140 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Proetus (Lacunoporaspis) oppidanus Thomas, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Proetus (Lacunoporaspis) oppidanus Thomas, 1978: Paratype

Proetus (Lacunoporaspis) oppidarus Thomas ms.

Registration No. A 95140
Collector Thomas, A.T.
Donor or Associated Person Thomas, Alan T.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country England
Locality Hay Head Farm (N.E.), Great Barr, Walsall, West Midlands Metropolitan County (Staffordshire), England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Barr Limestone
Biozone riccartonensis
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Thomas, A.T. 1975. Alan Trevor Thomas Ph. D. Thesis University of Cambridge

Thomas, A.T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt.1 (2): p.38

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