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Fossil specimen : NMW 95.7G.136 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Baliothyreus becki Tilsley & Owens, 2003
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Baliothyreus becki Tilsley & Owens, 2003 – See Tilsley and Owens (2003): Holotype

Registration No. 95.7G.136
Collector Tilsley, J.W.
Donor or Associated Person Tilsley, J.W.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country England
Locality Back Dale Mine, Hassop, Derbyshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Edale Shale Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pendleian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (322 – 326.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Serpukhovian Age ]


Tilsley, J.W. And Owens, R.M., 2003. Late Visean and Ealry Namurian trilobites from the northern and eastern margins of the Derbyshire Dome. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 54, 237-251. p. 248

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