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Fossil specimen : SM A 44493 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Agnostida

Fossil Name Geragnostus scoltonensis Whittard
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Geragnostus scoltonensis Whittard: Holotype

Agnostus hirundo Hicks ex Salter

Provenance
Registration No. A 44493
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Turnbull, V.M.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Location
Country Wales
Locality Long Plantation Railway Cutting, Scolton, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Bifidus Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llanvirn Series (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (460.9 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

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

References
References

Whittard, W.F. 1966 for 1965. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.266 pl. xlvi fig.3 (a 44493 a), fig.4 (latex impression of a 44493 b)

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