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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86869 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Neseuretus complanatus Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Neseuretus complanatus Whittard

Registration No. GSM86869
Collector Prof WF Whittard 1960
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
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.147 pl 20 figs 4,5

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