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Fossil specimen : BGS RR3042 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Dionide (Angelin) euglypta var quadrata Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dionide (Angelin) euglypta var quadrata Whittard

Dionide aff richardsoni Reed

Registration No. RR3042
Collector Survey 1892 – 1893
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Aldress Dingle
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Aldress Shale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Whittard 1940 Ann & Mag Nat Hist Ser II Vol 6 p.138 pl 6 fig 4

Whittard, WF, 1958, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.101-102

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