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Fossil specimen : SM A 6716 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Gravicalymene pontilis Price, 1982
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Gravicalymene pontilis Price, 1982 – See Price, D. (1982): Holotype

Flexicalymene quadrata (King)

Calymene quadrata King – See King (1923b)

Registration No. A 6716
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person King, William Bernard Robinson (1889-1963)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality Aber Marchnant, Llanwddyn, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Phillipsinella Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


King 1923 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxix p.495

King 1923 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxix (1): p.493 fig.2

Price, D. 1982. Calymene quadrata King, 1923 and allied species of trilobites from the Ashgill Series of North Wales. Geological Magazine, 119, 57-66. p.61; pl.2 figs 1,3,6.

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