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Fossil specimen : NMW 84.17G.145 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Stapeleyella abyfrons Fortey & Owens, 1987
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Stapeleyella abyfrons Fortey & Owens, 1987 – See Fortey & Owens (1987): Paratype

Registration No. 84.17G.145 a, b
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 Pen-y-Parc, Cwmfelin Boeth, Whitland, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Aranaceous Member, Pontyfenni Formation
Biozone abyfrons
Geological Age

Fennian Stage (Ordovician Period) (467 – 471 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age – Dapingian 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.213

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