GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : NMW 73.28G.3 a-c – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Calymene neotuberculata ludicra Siveter, 1996
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Calymene neotuberculata ludicra Siveter, 1996 – See Siveter (1996): Holotype

Calymene blumenbachii Brongniart, 1817 – See Siveter (1980)

Provenance
Registration No. 73.28G.3 a-c
Collector Owens, R.M.
Donor or Associated Person Bassett, M.G.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Woolhope, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Woolhope Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (426.2 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Siveter, D J. 1980. Evolution of the Silurian trilobite Tapinocalymene from the Wenlock of the Welsh borderlands. Palaeontology, Vol. 23, 783-802. p.784,796, pl.100, figs.12,14,16 as Calymene blumenbachii

Siveter, D J. 1996. Calymenid trilobites from the Wenlock Series (Silurian) of Britain. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, Vol. 86, 257-285. p.264, figs.4a,b,d,g,j,k,m

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