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Fossil specimen : BRSUG 21026 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Phillipsia holwellensis Hahn and Hahn
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Phillipsia holwellensis Hahn and Hahn

Registration No. 21026
Collector Trewin, N.H. 1964
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By University of Bristol Geology Collection
Comments Pygidium
Country England
Locality Holwell Quarry, Nr. Frome, Somerset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Visean: Clifton Down Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 345.3 Ma B.P.)


Hahn, G., and Hahn, R., 1973 Visean trilobites from Holwell, Somerset. Palaeontology 16(3), pp. 425-444, pls. 48-50

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