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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8699 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Agnostida

Fossil Name Corrugatagnostus morea Salter
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Corrugatagnostus morea Salter

Registration No. GSM8699
Collector R. Lightbody & Salter 1856
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Cefn Gwynlle, Shelve
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hope Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 465.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Salter 1866, Quart. Journ. geol. Soc p.486 a,b

Salter, 1864, GSM. dec XI 1 13

Whittard 1940 Ann & Mag Nat Hist Ser II Vol 5 p.487 V 2

Whittard, WF, 1955, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.11

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