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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM55480 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Anacaenaspis sp cf A pectinata (Angeln)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Anacaenaspis sp cf A pectinata (Angeln)

Leonaspis erinaceus var salopiensis Whittard

Registration No. GSM55480
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1938
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Purple Shales
Country England
Locality Gilberries Brook,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 '98 Mon Pal Soc vol 152 p.86 pl.12,fig.9

Whittard 1938 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 Vol 1 pl.III,fig.13

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