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Fossil specimen : NMW 86.25G.44 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Piltonia paucita Tilsley, 1988b
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Piltonia paucita Tilsley, 1988b – See Tilsley (1988b): Holotype

Registration No. 86.25G.44
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 Treak Cliff Cavern, Treak Cliff, Castleton, derbyshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Apron reef facies, Bee Low Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Asbian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (331 – 335 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Visean Age ]


Tilsley, J.W. 1988b. New data on Carboniferous (Dinantian) trilobites from the Peak District, Derbyshire, England. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol. 47, 163-76. p.171, fig.6c

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