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Fossil specimen : BGS Ru2210a – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Modocia anglica (Rushton)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Modocia anglica (Rushton)

Registration No. Ru2210a
Collector Rushton 1965
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Purley Quarry
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Stockingford Shale Group
Biozone pisiformis
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (477.7 – 526 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age – Terreneuvian Epoch ]


Rushton. 1978. Palaeontology p.267 pl. 26 fig. 20

Taylor & Rushton. 1971 p.19

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