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Fossil specimen : SM A 950 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Parabolinella williamsoni (Belt)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Parabolinella williamsoni (Belt)

Olenus (Parabolinella) planti Salter

Olenus plantii Salter: Syntype

Olenus plantii Salter

Registration No. A 950
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Plant, J.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Craig-y-Dinas, Merionethshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Lingula Flag
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) – St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 508 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]


Lake 1913 a. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. iv (4): p.65

Reed, F.R.C. 1900 b. Geological Magazine dec. 4 vol. vii (3): p.303

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.11

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