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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35597 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Illaenus (Parillaenus) ocularis Salter
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Illaenus (Parillaenus) ocularis Salter

Illaenus ocularis

Registration No. GSM35597
Collector n/k
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Ireland
Locality Chair of Kildare
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) – Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 447 Ma B.P.)


Dean, 1978,Pal. Soc. Mon. pg.100 pl.45,fig.3,7,9

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