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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM53516 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Pseudatops reticulata (Walcott)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Pseudatops reticulata (Walcott)

Atops var comleyensis Cobbold – See Cobbold (1936): Undifferentiated Type

Provenance
Registration No. GSM53516
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard WF 1934
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Ellodiscus bellimarginatus Limestone Ac3 GSM 53515 and 53516 are counterparts
Location
Country England
Locality Comley Quarry, Little Caradoc
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Cambrian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (508 – 528 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 2 – Terreneuvian Epoch ]

References
References

Cobbold. 1936. Quart Journ Geol Soc, Vol 92 p.231-233 pl.15 fig 1a b c d e as type of var comleyensis

Lake. 1940. Mon Palaeont Soc Cambrian Trilobites pl.42 figs 1-3

Stubblefield. 1950. Geol Mag, Vol 87 pl.2 fig 1

Available Images

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