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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM87169 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Decoroproetus calvus Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Decoroproetus calvus Whittard

Ogmocneimis calvus Whittard

Registration No. GSM87169
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1961
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Specimen with pars
Country England
Locality Whittery Quarry
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Owens, 1973 Pal Soc. Mon p.44-45 pl.8,fig. 1

Whittard, WF, 1961, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VI" p.186 XXIV,fig.15

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