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Fossil specimen : NMW 75.5G.8 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Agnostida

Fossil Name Kerberodiscus succinctus Bassett et al. 1976
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Kerberodiscus succinctus Bassett et al. 1976 – See Bassett et al. (1976): Paratype

Registration No. 75.5G.8
Collector Bassett, D.A.
Donor or Associated Person Bassett, D.A.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Trwyn Carreg-y-tir, Hell's Mouth Bay, St Tudwals, Lleyn Peninsula, Gwynedd
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Hell's Mouth Grits
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (508 – 528 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 2 – Terreneuvian Epoch ]


Bassett, M.G., Owens, R.M. and Rushton, A.W.A. 1976. Lower Cambrian fossils from the Hell's Mouth Grits, St Tudwal's Peninsula, North Wales. Journal of the Geological Society, 132, 623-644. p. 632, pl.3, figs. 3a-c

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