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Fossil specimen : SM A 95234 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Decoroproetus wigwig Thomas, 1978
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Decoroproetus wigwig Thomas, 1978: Holotype

Decoroproetus wigwig Thomas ms.

Registration No. A 95234
Collector Thomas, A.T.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
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 Harley Bank Brook (E bank), Wigwig (SE of ford near), Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coalbrookedale Formation (Lower part)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 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.44 pl.12 figs.7a (a.95234a), 7b(latex cast of a.95234b)

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