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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92961 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Myttonia confusa Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Myttonia confusa Whittard

Registration No. GSM92961
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1956
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments with counterpart 92961a
Country England
Locality Yewtree Level, The Hollies
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.5

Whittard, WF, 1966, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VIII" pl.XLVII fig.1

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