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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM19412 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Acastella spinosa (Salter 1864)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Acastella spinosa (Salter 1864)

Acaste spinosa (Salter)

Phacops downingae var ?spinosa

Acaste (Acastella) spinosa (Salter)

Registration No. GSM19412
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt-Edgell, 1868
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality The Whitcliff, Ludlow
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ludlow Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (423.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Richter R & E 1954 Abh Senckenb naturf Ges 488 p.27 pl.4,fig.57 7

Salter 1864 BritTrilob Mon Pal Soc p.27 7

Shergold J 1966 Palaeontology 9 2 p.190 3e

Shergold J 1967 Palaeontology 10 2 p.175 pl.24,fig.1 3e

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