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Fossil specimen : SM E 3694 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Namuropyge kingi Richter R. & E.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Namuropyge kingi Richter R. & E. – See Richter (1939): Holotype

Trilobita – See King, W.B.R. (1924)

Registration No. E 3694
Collector Field Mapping Class 1924
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Scaleber Force (above), Settle (near), Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


King, W.B.R. 1924. Naturalist no. 815 p.361 fig.1

Richter 1939. Bulletin du Musee royal d'histoire naturelle de Belgique vol. xv no. 3 p.10 fig.2

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