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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM50281 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Irvingella nuneatonensis (Sharman)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Irvingella nuneatonensis (Sharman)

Registration No. GSM50281
Collector Survey 1886
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Nuneaton
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Outwoods Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 499 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]


Kitchin. 1932. Mem. Geol. Surv. Summ. Of Progr. For 1931 p.65

Sharman. 1886. Geol. Mag p.565-566

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