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Fossil specimen : SM A 44425 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Merlinia selwynii (Salter), 1859
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Merlinia selwynii (Salter), 1859: Holotype

Ogygiocaris selwynii (Salter): Holotype

Ogygia selwynii Salter

Asaphus selwynii Salter nom. nud.

Ogygia selwynii Salter

Provenance
Registration No. A 44425
Collector Sedgwick, A.; Salter, J.W. 1843
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Taihirion, Arenig, Hengwrt uchaf, Drws-y-Nant, Merionethshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Arenig Series (Basement Group)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Fortey & Owens 1978. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 30 (6): p.268

Salter 1852. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 22nd meeting (3): p.57 Trans. Sections

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.23, a.55

Salter, J.W. 1866. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.136 fig.31

Whittard, W.F. 1964 for 1963. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): pp.232, 236 pl. xxxvii fig.1

Whittard, W.F. 1964 for 1963. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.236

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