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

Taxonomy
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

Provenance
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
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Nantgaredig, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
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 ]

References
References

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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