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Fossil specimen : SM A 47 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Bailiella comleyensis Resser
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Bailiella comleyensis Resser

Bailiella comleyensis Resser: Holotype

Conocoryphe aequalis Linnarsson

Registration No. A 47
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cobbold, Edgar Sterling (1851-1936)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Comley, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Breccia Bed (Bb 1)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cambrian Period (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 541 Ma B.P.)


Cobbold, E.S. 1913. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxix (1): p.32 pl. iii figs.18 a-c

Lake 1940. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.279 pl. xi fig.7 (a.47 a) fig.8 (cast of a.47 b)

Resser 1936. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections xcv no. 4 (2): p.17

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