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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM55468 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Stenopareia shelvensis (Whittard)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Stenopareia shelvensis (Whittard)

Illaenus proles var shelvensis Whittard

Registration No. GSM55468
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1935
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Napp Outlier,near Bog Mine,Penalley,
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Purple Shales Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 438.5 Ma B.P.)


Curtis & Lane '97 Mon Pal Soc vol 151 1 p.20 pl.2,fig.1

Whittard 1938 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 Vol 1 p.93-94 pl.II,fig.7

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