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Fossil specimen : SM A 10076 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cnemidopyge bisecta (Elles)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cnemidopyge bisecta (Elles): Paratype

Cnemidopyge bisectus (Elles)

Ampyx bisectus Elles

Provenance
Registration No. A 10076
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Elles, Gertrude Lilian (1872-1960)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Llanfawr (middle quarry), Llandrindod Wells (N.E.), Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Dark Shale (beneath dolerite)
Biozone gracilis
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Llandeilian Stage (Ordovician Period) (451 – 464 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch – Darriwilian Age ]

References
References

Elles 1940 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcv for 1939 (1): p.418

Elles 1940 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcv for 1939 (1): p.421 pl. xxix fig. 4

Hughes 1969. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 18 (3): p.74

Whittard, W.F. 1955. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): pp. 15, 21

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