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Fossil specimen : SM A 50668 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Tretaspis moeldenensis Cave, 1960
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tretaspis moeldenensis Cave, 1960

Tretaspis moeldenensis Cave, 1960: Holotype

Registration No. A 50668
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cave, Richard
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 Moelden Cottage, St. Clears Church, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Sholeshook Limestone (basal)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pusgillian Stage (Ordovician Period) (448 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


Cave, R. 1960. Geological Magazine vol. xcvii (1): p.334 pl. x fig.1 (a.50, 668c), fig.3 (a.50, 668a)

Price, D. 1974. Palaeontology vol. 17 (3): p.844

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