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Fossil specimen : NMW 84.17G.131 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Colpocoryphe taylorum Fortey & Owens, 1987
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Colpocoryphe taylorum Fortey & Owens, 1987 – See Fortey & Owens (1987): Paratype

Registration No. 84.17G.131
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 Pont-y-Fenni, Whitland, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Llanfallteg Formation
Biozone rushtoni
Geological Age

Fennian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Moridunian Stage (Ordovician Period) (467 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age – Floian 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.241

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