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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM55484 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Miraspis parallela Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Miraspis parallela Whittard

Primaspis parallela Whittard

Provenance
Registration No. GSM55484
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1938
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Purple Shales
Location
Country England
Locality Minsterley-Habberley lane,1/6th ml. from Shrewsbury Main Road,Shropshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Curtis & Lane '98 Mon Pal Soc vol 152 2 p.87

Curtis & Lane '98 Mon Pal Soc vol 152 pt 2 pl.12,fig.8

Whittard 1938 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 Vol 1 p.110 pl.IV,figs.1,2

Available Images

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