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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM102425 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cochliorrhoe inquilinum Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cochliorrhoe inquilinum Whittard

Registration No. GSM102425
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person W.F. Whittard 1966
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Snailbeach quarry, Salop
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 ]


Whittard, WF, 1966, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VIII" p.250 pl.XLVIII fig.7

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