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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10215 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Briscoia discoidalis (Salter)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Briscoia discoidalis (Salter)

Registration No. GSM10215
Collector Survey 1853
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Ogof-Ddu
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Dolgellau Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 499 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]


Kobayashi. 1935. Jap. Journ. Geol. & Geogr p.52

Salter. 1866. Mem. Geol. Surv p.304 pl. 5 fig. 18a

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