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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM102178 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Anebolithus sp
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anebolithus sp

Incaia simplicior Whittard

Registration No. GSM102178
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person W.F. Whittard 1966
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Counterparts A & B plus cast
Country England
Locality Snailbeach quarry, Salop 2
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Mytton Flags Formation
Biozone extensus
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Hughes & Wright, 1970, Pal. vol.13 pt.4 ibid p.688 p.688 pl.127 fig.7,10

Hughes, Ingham & Addison. 1975. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B no.920 pl.1 fig.19

Whittard, WF, 1966, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VIII" p.276 pl.XLVII fig 4,5,6

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