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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM55465 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Illaenus arenacea Whittard
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Illaenus arenacea Whittard

Illaenus arenaceus Whittard

Registration No. GSM55465
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1938
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Arenaceous Purple Shales
Country England
Locality Bank Outlier, near Minsterley, Shropshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Curtis & Lane Mon Pal Soc 1997 vol 151 pt 1 p.15

Whittard 1938 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 Vol 1 p.92 pl.II,figs.4

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