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Fossil specimen : BGS WE859 – 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. WE859
Collector Edwards
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Kinderscoutian Stage,R16
Country England
Locality Dib Cottages.Otley Chevin
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Otley Shell Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Kinderscoutian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (321.5 – 322 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age ]


Owen RM Mon Pal Soc 1986 p.17

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