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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.6G.494 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Proetus astringens Owens, 1973
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Proetus astringens Owens, 1973 – See Owens (1973): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. 71.6G.494
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Owens, R.M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Storridge, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Upper Elton Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (421.3 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Owens, R.M. 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae (Trilobita). Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, 1-98. p.25, pl.2, fig.12

Available Images

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