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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM62417 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cremastoglottos occipitalis (Whittard)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cremastoglottos occipitalis (Whittard)

Cyclopyge occipitalis (Whittard)

Registration No. GSM62417
Collector Whittard 1943
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1943
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Ladyhouse Dingle, Minsterley, Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hope Shale Formation
Biozone bifidus
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Whittard 1940 Ann & Mag Nat Hist Ser II Vol 6 p.136 V 11

Whittard, WF, 1961, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VI" p.188 XXV 1

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