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Fossil specimen : BGS WE1229 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Brachymetopus edwardsi Owens
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Brachymetopus edwardsi Owens

Registration No. WE1229
Collector Geol Surv 1938
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Otley Chevin ,SW of Dib Cottages.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millstone Grit Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Namurian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (319 – 329 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Owen RM Mon Pal Soc 1986 p.17 pl.3,figs 13,14,17

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