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Fossil specimen : NMW 23.362.G1 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Bumastus? xestos Lane & Thomas, 1978
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Bumastus? xestos Lane & Thomas, 1978 – See Thomas (1978): Holotype

Registration No. 23.362.G1
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jackson, J.F.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Pen-y-lan Quarry, Pen-y-lan Hill, Pen-y-lan, Cardiff
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Pen-y-lan Mudstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 430.5 Ma B.P.)


Thomas, A T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 1-56 p.16, pl.4, figs 3 a-c

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