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Fossil specimen : NMW 72.42G.9 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Decoroproetus fearnsidesi pristinus Owens, 1973
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Decoroproetus fearnsidesi pristinus Owens, 1973 – See Owens (1973): Paratype

Registration No. 72.42G.9
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Addison, R.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Llangathen, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Owens, R.M. 1973. British Ordovician and Silurian Proetidae (Trilobita). Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, 1-98. p.43.

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