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Fossil specimen : SM A 40879 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Salterolithus caractaci var. paucus Cave
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Salterolithus caractaci var. paucus Cave: Holotype

Salterolithus caractaci (Murchison)

Registration No. A 40879
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cave, Richard
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality Trilobite Dingle, Bron-y-Buckley Wood, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Trilobite Dingle Shale
Biozone M. multidens
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Cave, R. 1957. Geological Magazine vol. xciv (2): p.286 pl. x fig.1 (a.40, 879a)

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