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Fossil specimen : NMW 84.17G.10 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Shumardia (Shumardia) gadwensis Fortey & Owens, 1987
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Shumardia (Shumardia) gadwensis Fortey & Owens, 1987 – See Fortey & Owens (1987): Paratype

Registration No. 84.17G.10
Collector Fortey, R.A.
Donor or Associated Person Owens, R.M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Afon Ffinnant, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Afon Ffinnant Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Whitlandian Stage (Ordovician Period) (470 – 473 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Dapingian Age – Floian Age ]


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.121

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