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Fossil specimen : NMW 78.1G.183 a,b – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Piltonia humilis (Owens, 1986)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Piltonia humilis (Owens, 1986) – See Tilsley (1988b)

Brachymetopus humilis Owens, 1986 – See Owens (1986): Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. 78.1G.183 a,b
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Wetton, Staffordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Knoll Reef Facies, Hopedale Limestones
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Visean Age ]

References
References

Owens, R.M. 1986. The Carboniferous trilobites of Britain, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, Vol. 138, 1-26. p.19, pl.4, fig.13

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

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