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Fossil specimen : SM H 2254 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Scutellum (Scutellum) costatum var. lummatonensis Selwood
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Scutellum (Scutellum) costatum var. lummatonensis Selwood: Holotype

Bronteus granulatus Goldfuss

Registration No. H 2254
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whidborne, George Ferris (1845-1910)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Lummaton Quarries, St. Mary Church, Torquay, Devon, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Devonian
Biozone M. terebratum
Geological Age

Mid Devonian Epoch (Devonian Period) (382.7 – 393.3 Ma B.P.)


Selwood 1966. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 13 (2):

Selwood 1966. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 13 (2): p.212 pl.2 fig.7

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