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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE1035 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Acernaspis (Eskaspis) sufferta Lamont
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Acernaspis (Eskaspis) sufferta Lamont

Registration No. GSE1035
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Wenlock-Ludlow
Country Scotland
Locality North Esk - Pentland Hills - Midlothian.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Silurian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Silurian Period (Silurian Period) (419.2 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Cameron 1982 Midland valley Guide fig.3

Clarkson Elderidge & Henry 1982 Pal 20 p.125 pl.18,fig1

Howells 1982 Mon Pal Soc p.43

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