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Fossil specimen : NMW 85.16G.51 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Neseuretus caerhunensis Beckly, 1989
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Neseuretus caerhunensis Beckly, 1989 – See Beckly (1989): Paratype

Registration No. 85.16G.51 a, b
Collector Beckly, A.
Donor or Associated Person Beckly, A.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Caerhun, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, Gwynedd
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Maes y Geirchen Sandstone Member, Nant Ffrancon Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Dapingian Age – Floian Age ]


Beckly, A J. 1989. A new Arenig trilobite fauna from the Bangor area, North Wales. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology Series, Vol. 45, 1-20. p.15

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