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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM23056 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Stapeleyella murchisonii Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Stapeleyella murchisonii Salter

Stapeleyella sp

Registration No. GSM23056
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt-Edgell
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Cefn Gwnlle, Shelve Llanvirn
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 ]


Whittard, WF, 1955, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire"

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