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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM87198 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Diacanthaspis quincuncialis Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Diacanthaspis quincuncialis Whittard

Provenance
Registration No. GSM87198
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Prof Whittard 1962
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Coppice Little Weston Shropshire
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, 1961, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VI" p.204-205 pl. 28 fig 1

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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