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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM85380 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ogyginus grandis Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ogyginus grandis Whittard

Registration No. GSM85380
Collector WF Whittard 1964
Donor or Associated Person WF Whittard
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Holywell Brook, Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Stapeley Shales
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Whittard, WF, 1963, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VII" p.250 XL1 8

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