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Fossil specimen : SM A 95876 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

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

Decoroproetus wigwig Thomas, 1978: Paratype

Decoroproetus wigwig Thomas ms.: Paratype

Registration No. A 95876
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 Harley Brook (E. bank), Wigwig (275m SE of ford), Buildwas District, 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

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