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Fossil specimen : SM A 3233 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Olenus micrurus Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Olenus micrurus Salter: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 3233
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Trawsfynydd, Merionethshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Lingula Flags
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) – St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (488.3 – 508 Ma B.P.)

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

References
References

Lake 1908. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. iii (2): p.55 pl. v fig. 11(a.3,233 a) , fig. 12(a.3,233 b)

Salter 1849. Figures and Descriptions illustrative of British organic remains Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales dec. ii, pt. ix (1): p.1 pl. ix figs. 1,2, (fig.3 doubtful)

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