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Fossil specimen : SM A 57050 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Flexicalymene cavei Price, 1974
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Flexicalymene cavei Price, 1974: Holotype

Flexicalymene cavei Price, 1974: Holotype


Registration No. A 57050
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
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

Ingham 1977. The Upper Ordovician trilobites from the Cautley and Dent districts of Westmorland and Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.92

Price, D. 1974. Palaeontology vol. 17 (2): p.852 pl.114 figs.1,2

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