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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35495 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Paraharpes ruddyi Whittington
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Paraharpes ruddyi Whittington

Harpes sp

Registration No. GSM35495
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Parrott 1871
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Cynwyd,Corwen, Merionethshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) – Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 447 Ma B.P.)


Whittington, "Mon. Brit.Trilobites Fam. Harpidae" Palaeont.Soc. vol. CIII, 1950, pg. 42 pl. V,fig. 8

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