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Fossil specimen : NMW 84.17G.139 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

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

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

Registration No. 84.17G.139 a, b
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 Llanfallteg, Whitland, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Llanfallteg Formation
Biozone levigena
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.220

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