GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86791 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Bettonia superstes Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Bettonia superstes Whittard

Provenance
Registration No. GSM86791
Collector Survey 1892
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Meadowtown Quarry
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Meadowtown Formation
Biozone teretiusculus
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]

References
References

Whittard, WF, 1956, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.70 pl. 9 fig 15

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P812257.jp2

6184 KB

/BGS/P812413.jp2

3104 KB

/BGS/P826057.JP2

3670 KB

Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P812785.JP2

5604 KB

/BGS/P812835.JP2

4178 KB


View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.



click image or here to close