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Fossil specimen : BGS Zh4338 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Paladin eakringensis Osmolska
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Paladin eakringensis Osmolska

Registration No. Zh4338
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person D'Arcy Expl.Co. 1944
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Specimen has been cut into three pieces.Upper Visean P.
Country England
Locality Eakring
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 23 p.126 pl.XX,fig.6 8M

Tilsley & Owens 2003 Proc Yorks Geol Soc 54 pt 4 p.243 fiig.4

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