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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86855 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Cornovica didymograpti Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cornovica didymograpti Whittard

Registration No. GSM86855
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Prof WF Whittard 1960
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Brithdir Farmyard exposure
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, 1960, Pal. Soc. Mon p.123-124 pl 17 figs 10 & 11

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