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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92955 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ampyxina worthertonensis Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ampyxina worthertonensis Whittard

Provenance
Registration No. GSM92955
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard 1956
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sample on loan to Prof.Leiberman (Re K.Berry) 11/02/05
Location
Country England
Locality Rorrington Road, Salop
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Whittard, WF, 1955, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.25 3,fig.1

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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