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Fossil specimen : NMW 73.7G.1 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

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

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

Registration No. 73.7G.1
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Breeze, M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Woodbury Quarry, Shelsley Beauchamp, Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Bringewood Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (425.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Owens, R.M. 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae (Trilobita). Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, 1-98. p.25,pl.2, fig.11

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