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Fossil specimen : SM A 44493 – Holotype

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

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, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country Wales
Locality Long Plantation Railway Cutting, Scolton, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bifidus Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llanvirn Series (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (458.4 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

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


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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