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Fossil specimen : SM E 3394 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Coignouina acanthina (Coignou)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Coignouina acanthina (Coignou)

Brachymetopus (Coignouina) acanthina (Coignou): Undifferentiated Type

Cyphaspis acanthina Coignou: Holotype

Registration No. E 3394
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Coignou
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Butterhaw (base), Cracoe, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 346.7 Ma B.P.)


Coignou 1890. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xlvi (1): p.422 fig.5

King, W.B.R. 1924. Naturalist no. 815 (3): p.361

Miller 1973. Geological Magazine vol. 110 (5): p.116

Reed, F.R.C. 1943. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. x (4): p.64

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (2): p.143

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