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Fossil specimen : SM A 98931 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Primaspis bucculenta McNamara, 1979
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Primaspis bucculenta McNamara, 1979: Holotype

Primaspis bucculenta McNamara ms., 1975

Registration No. A 98931
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 Willy Scrow (crags at base of), Mealy Gill (70m at 278d from Stepping Stones over), Lake District (S.), Cumbria, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Torver Formation
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.86 pl.12 figs.12,13,14

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