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Fossil specimen : NMW 85.26G.1 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Dionide levigena Fortey & Owens, 1987
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dionide levigena Fortey & Owens, 1987 – See Fortey & Owens (1987): Holotype

Registration No. 85.26G.1
Collector Kennedy, R.J.
Donor or Associated Person Kennedy, R.J.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Cefn-maen-llwyd Farm, Rhydywrach, Llanfallteg West, Narberth, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Llanfallteg Formation
Biozone artus
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 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.220, fig.83a

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