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Fossil specimen : BGS RX916 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Prospectatrix brevior
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Prospectatrix brevior

Registration No. RX916
Collector Hutchinson, R D
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality River Calder, 1120m @ 297 deg from Latter Barrows, 6km E of Egremont Cumbria
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Skiddaw Group
Biozone Not available
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 ]


A Rushton. 1988. Palaeontology 68 1

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