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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM28380 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Dionide? powisi Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dionide? powisi Whittard

Dionide sp

Registration No. GSM28380
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Prof A Wade 1916
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Middle House Dingle, Guilsfield
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Trilobite Dingle Shales
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Wade 1911 QJGS Vol 67 p.450-451 pl 36 fig 3

Whittard, WF, 1958, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.102 pl. 13 fig 12

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