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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM87146 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Novakella incisa Whittard
Type Status
Name History

Novakella incisa Whittard

Registration No. GSM87146
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1961
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Ritton Castle , Salop
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hope Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (464 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Whittard, WF, 1961, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VI" p.171 XXIII fig. 6

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