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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92947 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ampyx linleyensis Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ampyx linleyensis Whittard

Registration No. GSM92947
Collector WF Whittard 1955
Donor or Associated Person WF Whittard 1955
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Brithdir Farmyard, Old Church Stoke, Montgomeryshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hope Shale Formation
Biozone bifidus
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Whittard, WF, 1955, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.20 2 fig. 5

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