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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5741 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Illaenus longicapitatus
Type Status
Name History

Illaenus longicapitatus

Registration No. GSE5741
Collector John Smith
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Drummuck Group
Country Scotland
Locality Drummuck, Girvan
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Ordovician Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ordovician Period (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)


Reed 1934 Lower Paleozoic Trilobites of Girvan Mon Pal Soc supp 3 p.18

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