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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35543 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Cyphoniscus sociale Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cyphoniscus sociale Salter

Registration No. GSM35543
Collector No History
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Ireland
Locality Chair of Kildare
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) – Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 447 Ma B.P.)


Figd Salter 1867 in Murchison Siluria 4th Ed Page 206 foss 48 fig 8 (figure reversed)

Salter, 1853, Mem Geol Surv Decade VII, Pages 1-4 pl 9 figs 3 + 3?

Whittington HB 1956 Journ of Pal Salter, 1853, Mem Geol Surv Decade VII, Pages 1-4 pl. 130 fig 8

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