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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35648 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ampyxella edgelli (Reed)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Ampyxella edgelli (Reed) – See Dean (1960)

Ampyxella edgelli (Reed) – See Reed (1932): Lectotype

Registration No. GSM35648
Collector Salter JW
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Horderley Quarry, Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Dean. 1960. Bull Brit Mus Nat Hist, Vol 4, Part 4 p.81 pl.II fig 3

Reed. 1932. Geol Mag, Vol XIX p.207 pl.XI fig 1 1a

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