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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92992 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Trinucleus acutofinalis Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Trinucleus acutofinalis Whittard

Registration No. GSM92992
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person WF Whittard
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Little Weston stream, Shelve
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Betton Shale Formation
Biozone murchisoni
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Whittard, WF, 1956, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.46-48 pl. 6 fig 6

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