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Fossil specimen : BGS Pr1940 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Microparia (Microparia) porrecta Fortey & Owens
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Microparia (Microparia) porrecta Fortey & Owens

Provenance
Registration No. Pr1940
Collector J.Pringle
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Llan road, Carmarthen
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (467 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Fortey & Owens 1987 Bull BM (NH) Geology 41(3) p.168-169 46c,d

Available Images

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