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Fossil specimen : BGS Bi1259 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Paladin angustipygus Osmolska
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Paladin angustipygus Osmolska

Registration No. Bi1259
Collector survey 1941
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly sample no. F 990.Upper Visean (P2)
Country Wales
Locality Axton Ridge,Llanasa
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Carboniferous Period (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Osmolska 1970 Pal Polonica No 23 pl.XXII,fig.10

Stubblefield CJ In Fowler 1944 Geol Mag LXXX I p.256

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