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Fossil specimen : BGS AW3440a – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Brachymetopus woodlandi Owen
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Brachymetopus woodlandi Owen

Registration No. AW3440a
Collector British Geological Survey 1948
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Cefn Coed Marine Band. 1" = 248.
Country Wales
Locality Aberbaiden Farm, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (308 – 319 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Owen RM 1986 Mon Pal Soc p.24 pl7.,fig9

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