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Fossil specimen : SM A 57169 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Ellipsostrenua heyi Rushton
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ellipsostrenua heyi Rushton: Holotype

Registration No. A 57169
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Rushton, Adrian William Amsler
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country England
Locality Camp Hill, St. Paul's Church, Stockingford, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Purley Shale (c. 450' above base)
Biozone Protolenus
Geological Age

St David's Series (Cambrian Period) – Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (502 – 528 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Seies 3 – Terreneuvian Epoch ]


Rushton, A.W.A. 1966. The Cambrian Trilobites from the Purley Shales of Warwickshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.40 pl.5 figs.14 a-d (a.57, 169a)

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