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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92962 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Myttonia confusa Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Myttonia confusa Whittard

Registration No. GSM92962
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1956
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments with counterpart (a); plus cast
Country England
Locality Mytton Batch head
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Mytton Flags Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

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


Whittard, WF, 1955, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.31 pl.3 fig.7

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