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Fossil specimen : NMW 76.3G.7 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ampyx cetsarum Fortey & Owens, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ampyx cetsarum Fortey & Owens, 1978 – See Fortey and Owens (1978): Paratype

Registration No. 76.3G.7
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cross, F.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Penddaulwyn fawr, Llangunnor, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Bolahaul Member, Ogof Hen Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Fennian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Moridunian Stage (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age – Floian Age ]


Fortey, R.A. and Owens, R.M. 1978. Early Ordovician (Arenig) stratigraphy and faunas of the Carmarthen district, south-west Wales. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geological Series, 30, 225-294. p.253

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