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Fossil specimen : BGS RX1546 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Pareuloma expansum Rushton
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pareuloma expansum Rushton

Registration No. RX1546
Collector Pal.Ass. Excursion (D.J. Batten)
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Egremont, Cumbria
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Skiddaw Group
Biozone sedgwickii
Geological Age

Llanvirn Series (Ordovician Period) – Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (458.4 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Tremadocian Age ]


Rushton, A. 1988. Palaeontology pl.66, figs 13

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