GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86782 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Marrolithus scalpriformis Whittard
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Marrolithus scalpriformis Whittard

Registration No. GSM86782
Collector Prof WF Whittard 1957
Donor or Associated Person Prof WF Whittard 1957
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Rorrington
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Spy Wood Sandstone Formation
Biozone peltifer
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Whittard, WF, 1956, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.62-63 VIII,fig14

Available Images

High resolution photographs


6162 KB


3892 KB


4661 KB


5514 KB


3374 KB

Steroscopic photographs


5098 KB


5014 KB


5459 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

click image or here to close