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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35257 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Neseuretus (Synhomalonotus) murchisoni (Salter)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Neseuretus (Synhomalonotus) murchisoni (Salter)

Registration No. GSM35257
Collector Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Lords Hill, Shelve
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
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 ]


Shirley 1931 Manc Lit Phil Soc Vol 75 p.14 pl 1 figs 5 & 6

Whittard, WF, 1960, Pal. Soc. Mon p.148-150 pl 20 figs 6 & 7

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