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Fossil specimen : NMW 84.17G.35 – 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.35
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 Whitesands Bay, St David's, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Penmaen Dewi Formation
Biozone gibbsii
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.121

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