GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : BRSUG 26361 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Parabolinella bolbifrons Fortey and Owens
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Parabolinella bolbifrons Fortey and Owens

Registration No. 26361
Collector Curtis, M.L.K. 1968
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By University of Bristol Geology Collection
Comments Part and counterpart of "bubble-headed" trilobite
Country England
Locality Temporary trench 192m W 32 deg. S of Crawless Old Barn, SSW of Breadstone, Tortworth Inlier, Gloucestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Tremadoc, Breadstone Shales
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (478.6 – 488.3 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Fortey, R. and Owens, R.M. 1997. Bubble-headed trilobites and a new olenid example. Palaeontology v. 40 pp.451-459

Available Images

High resolution photographs


3030 KB


3952 KB


3251 KB

Steroscopic photographs


3646 KB


4224 KB


3712 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

3D Scans

1: /BRSUG/BRSUG_26361

Download as zipped Wavefront .obj file (ZIP 4962 KB)

Download as zipped Polygon File Format .ply file (ZIP 2942 KB)

View 3D file in browser

3D Browser Viewer requires a web browser able to display HTML5 canvases. Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support this. Note that Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions do not support this functionality.

Download 3D scans as either PLY or OBJ files. Please see our list of 3D software downloads if you do not have software to open these files.

click image or here to close