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Fossil specimen : NMS NMS G.1958.1.2683 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Paladin cuspidatus Reed
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Paladin cuspidatus Reed

Registration No. NMS G.1958.1.2683
Collector Wright
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By National Museums of Scotland
Country Scotland
Locality East of St Monas, Fife
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Limestone Series, P2 zone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Reed, F.R.C, 1943, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. II, vol. X, p. 181 Pl. III, fig. 1

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