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Fossil specimen : SM A 98157 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Ascetopeltis apoxys McNamara, 1979
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ascetopeltis apoxys McNamara, 1979: Paratype

Ascetopeltis apoxys McNamara ms., 1975

Registration No. A 98157
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person McNamara, Kenneth James
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Stockdale Beck/Brow Gill junction (390m WNW), Lake District (S.), Cumbria, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Stile End Formation (4m below top)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 448 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


McNamara, K.J. 1975. Kenneth J. McNamara. Upper Ordovician stratigraphy and trilobites of the southern Lake District Published: Cambridge, 1975. Ph D dissertation: University of Cambridge

McNamara, K.J. 1979. Palaeontology vol. 22 (2): p.55 pl.7 fig.2

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