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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5776 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Leonaspis acereacola Howells
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leonaspis acereacola Howells

Acidaspis? sp ind Howells

Registration No. GSE5776
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Scotland
Locality Bargany Pond Burn,Girvan
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.)


Howells 1982 Mon Pal Soc pl.14,figs.20a,b,27

Nicholson & Etheridge 1878 1880 Mon Girvan Sil Fossils I pl. XIV,fig14

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