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Fossil specimen : NMW 74.30G.1 a,b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Planiscutellum kitharos Lane & Thomas, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Planiscutellum kitharos Lane & Thomas, 1978 – See Thomas (1980)

Planiscutellum kitharos Lane & Thomas, 1978 – See Thomas (1978): Paratype

Registration No. 74.30G.1 a,b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Thomas, A.T.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Old Radnor, Powys
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Dolyhir Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (426.2 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)


Thomas, A T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 1-56 p.27, pl.6, figs 2 a,b

Thomas, A T. 1980. Trilobite associations in the British Wenlock. 447-51, in The Caledonides of the British Isles - Reviewed. HARRIS, A L., HOLAND, C H. and LEAKE, B E. (editors) Special Publications of the Geological Society of London, No. 8, i-xii, 1-768. pl.1, fig.9 (74.30G.1a)

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