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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86802a – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cryptolithus intertextus Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cryptolithus intertextus Whittard

Registration No. GSM86802a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person WF Whittard 1958
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Llanvirn - micaceous blue shale referred to passage beds at top of Betton Beds.
Country England
Locality Lower Wood Brook, Meadowtown, Salop
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llanvirn Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


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