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New location of the well-known Ordovician trilobite Asaphus expansus (Wahlenberg, 1821) from north-western Poland

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This report documents the new location of the representative Ordovician trilobite Asaphus expansus. This well-known trilobite was discovered in the “Storkowo” Mining Plant in the central part of the West Pomeranian Province in Poland.
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  • The Institute of Biopaleogeography named under Charles R. Darwin, Złocieniec, Poland
  • Woliński National Park, 3a Niepodległości Str., 72-500 Międzyzdroje, Poland
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