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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35247 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Lichida

Fossil Name Metopolichas patriarchus Wyatt-Edgell
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Metopolichas patriarchus Wyatt-Edgell

Lichas patriarchus Edgell

Provenance
Registration No. GSM35247
Collector Wyatt-Edgell Coll. 1868
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Pont Ladies Quarry, Ffairfach
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Llandeilo Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (451 – 467 Ma B.P.)

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

References
References

Whittard, WF, 1961, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VI" p.195 XXV

Wyatt-Edgell 1866, Geol. Mag. iii p.160-163

Available Images

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