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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10166 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Neseuretus ramseyensis murchisoni Salter
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Neseuretus ramseyensis murchisoni Salter

Neseuretus (Synhomalonotus) ramseyensis Hicks

Registration No. GSM10166
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person H Hicks 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Ramsey Island
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

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


Hicks 1872 QJGS Vol 22 pl 3 fig 10

Hicks QJGS Vol 29 1873 pl 3 fig 10

Whittard, WF, 1960, Pal. Soc. Mon pl 21 fig 1

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