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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM55482 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Exallaspis whittardi sp nov
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Exallaspis whittardi sp nov

Leonaspis marklini (Angelin)

Registration No. GSM55482
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard,Prof.WF 1938
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Shineton Church,Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Pentamerus Sandstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Curtis & Lane Mon Pal Soc vol 152 pt 2 pl 2 fig 3 p.86

Whittard 1938 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 1 p.108 pl.III,fig.14

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