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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35239 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Ormathops nicholsoni Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Ormathops nicholsoni Salter

Registration No. GSM35239
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt- Edgell Coll.
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Braithwaite nr Keswick
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Skiddaw Slates
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Postlethwaite & Goodchild, 1885, PGA. vol. IX p.458 1,fig. 4

Salter, 1866, QJGS vol XXII p.486 c,d

Whittard, WF, 1960, Pal. Soc. Mon p.129

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