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Fossil specimen : NMW 72.18G.176 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Proetida

Fossil Name Brachymetopus edwardsi Owens, 1986
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Brachymetopus edwardsi Owens, 1986 – See Owens (1986): Paratype

Registration No. 72.18G.176
Collector Old, R.
Donor or Associated Person Owens, R.M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Blaen Rhymney Reservoir, Rhymney
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Gastrioceras cancellatum
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Yeadonian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (319 – 320 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age ]


Owens, R.M. 1986. The Carboniferous trilobites of Britain, Part 1. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, Vol. 138, 1-26. p.17

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