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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM102422 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Lordshillia confinalis Whittard
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Lordshillia confinalis Whittard

Registration No. GSM102422
Collector Whittard W F 1966
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments 102422 and impression
Country England
Locality Snail Beach quarry, Salop
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Mytton Flags Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Hughes, Ingham and Addison. 1975. Phil Trans Roy Soc Na 920 2 23

W F Whittard. 1966. Pal Soc Mon Ord Tril of Shelve xlviii 3

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