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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10233 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Platypeltis primaeva Lake
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Platypeltis primaeva Lake

Psilocephalus inflatus Salter

Registration No. GSM10233
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Homfray 1859
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Trwyn cae Iago
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Tremadoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Lake P, 1942 Mon Brit Camb Trilobites Pl XLIV, fig 10 Pl XLIV, fig 10

Mem Geol Surv, Vol 3, 1866 p.316 Woodcut 8c

Salter, 1866, Mon Brit Trilobites p.176 fig 41c

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