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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30212Cprt – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Diplopoda

      Order -

Fossil Name Arthropleura moyseyi Calman
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Arthropleura moyseyi Calman

Registration No. GSM30212Cprt
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moysey, Dr L. 1917
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Top Modiolaris Zone - below Top Hard Coal.
Country England
Locality Shipley Clay Pit - Ilkeston - Derbys.
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 ]


Calman 1914 Geol Mag Dec Vi Vol 1 p.541-544 plxxxviii

Rolfe & Ingham 1967 Scottish Journal Geology Vol 3 Part 1 pl1.,fig8-10

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