GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BRSUG 26361 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Parabolinella bolbifrons Fortey and Owens
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Parabolinella bolbifrons Fortey and Owens

Registration No. 26361
Collector Curtis, M.L.K. 1968
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By University of Bristol Geology Collection
Comments Part and counterpart of "bubble-headed" trilobite
Country England
Locality Temporary trench 192m W 32 deg. S of Crawless Old Barn, SSW of Breadstone, Tortworth Inlier, Gloucestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Tremadoc, Breadstone Shales
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Fortey, R. and Owens, R.M. 1997. Bubble-headed trilobites and a new olenid example. Palaeontology v. 40 pp.451-459

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