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Fossil specimen : BGS RX928 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Prospectatrix brevior Rushton
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Prospectatrix brevior Rushton

Registration No. RX928
Collector Hutchison R D
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality R Calder, 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 2

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