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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM87137a – Neotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Platycoryphe vulcani Murchison
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Platycoryphe vulcani Murchison

Provenance
Registration No. GSM87137a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Prof Whittard 1961
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Curscote
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Llanvirn Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (464 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]

References
References

Whittard, WF, 1961, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VI" p.166 pl. 22 fig 8-11

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