GB3D Type Fossils

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

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)

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
Country England
Locality Woolhope, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Woolhope Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


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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