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Fossil specimen : BGS Ru2210a – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

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

Modocia anglica (Rushton)

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

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (478.6 – 528 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age – Terreneuvian Epoch ]

References
References

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

Taylor & Rushton. 1971 p.19

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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