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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM102450 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Gastropolus brevicaudatum Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Gastropolus brevicaudatum Whittard

Registration No. GSM102450
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person WF Whittard 1966
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Hope Dingle ,Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hope Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Whittard, WF, 1966, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VIII" L, fig. 11

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