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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM55469 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Stenopareia aemula (Salter)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Stenopareia aemula (Salter)

Illaenus proles var shelvensis Whittard

Registration No. GSM55469
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard,Prof.WF 1938
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Minsterley-Habberley lane,1/6th ml. from Shrewsbury Main Road,Shropshire.
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 Mon Pal Soc vol 151 1 p.19 pl.1,fig.10

Whittard 1938 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 11 Vol 1 p.93-94 pl.II,fig.8

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