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Fossil specimen : SM A 55593 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Olenus bucephalus (Belt)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Olenus bucephalus (Belt)

Beltella bucephala (Belt.)

Conocoryphe williamsoni Salter

Conocoryphe williamsoni Salter: Syntype

Olenus gibosus Belt

Registration No. A 55593
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Homfray, David (1822-1893)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Rhlw felyn, Upper Mawddach, Merionethshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Lingula Flag
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 499 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]


Henningsmoen 1957. Skrifter utgitt av det norske Videnskapsakademi i Oslo. Math.-naturv. Klasse k 1 no. 1 (5): p.111

Lake 1919. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.106, p. xii fig.12

Rushton 1968. Palaeontology vol. xi (6): p.410 Lake's fig. quoted by Rushton in synonymy of Parabolinoides bucephalus (Belt)

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.12 Salter's no. b.292

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (3): p.143

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