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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86867a –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Neseuretus brevisulcus Whittard
Type Status
Name History

Neseuretus brevisulcus Whittard

Registration No. GSM86867a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Prof WF Whittard 1960
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Blakemoor Flat, Mytton Batch, Salop
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, 1960, Pal. Soc. Mon p.146-147 pl 19 fig 9

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