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Fossil specimen : BGS GN1835 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Brachymetopus edwardi Owen
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Brachymetopus edwardi Owen

Registration No. GN1835
Collector British Geological Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Westphalian A. Subcrenatum (Pot Clay) Marine Band. Depth 677m.
Country England
Locality Ranskill Oil Well No 1 - Scrooby - Notts.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Westphalian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
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.17

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