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Fossil specimen : NMW 84.10G.13 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Furcalithus radix Fortey & Owens, 1987
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Furcalithus radix Fortey & Owens, 1987 – See Fortey & Owens (1987): Paratype

Registration No. 84.10G.13 a, b
Collector Cope, J.C.W
Donor or Associated Person Cope, J.C.W
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Nantgaredig, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Afon Ffinnant Formation
Biozone radix
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (467 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Fortey, R A. and Owens, R M. 1987. The Arenig Series in South Wales. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology Series, Vol. 41, 69-307. p.208, fig.74e (84.10G.13b only)

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