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Fossil specimen : BGS By1932a – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Orometopus aridos Rushton
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orometopus aridos Rushton

Registration No. By1932a
Collector BGS
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments By1934a is the counterpart of By1932a
Country England
Locality Deanshanger BH T10, Towcester, Northants
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Tremadoc Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Bulman and Rushton. 1973. Bull Geol Surv GB p.26

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