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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86984 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Piltonia fryi Goldring
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Piltonia fryi Goldring

Registration No. GSM86984
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Goldring. R. 1958
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Limestone Shales Also has counterpart
Country England
Locality Bristol
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Dinantian Subsystem (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


Goldring R 1958 Palaeontology Vol 1 pt 3 pl 43 figs 17-19 p.242-243 pl43.,figs17-19

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