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Fossil specimen : NMW 74.30G.659 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 (1978): Paratype

Registration No. 74.30G.659 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 Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)


Thomas, A T. 1978. British Wenlock trilobites, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 1-56 p.27

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