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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8946 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Olenus cataractes Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Olenus cataractes Salter

Registration No. GSM8946
Collector Survey (J.W.Salter) 1859
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Treflys
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lingula Flags
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) – St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 508 Ma B.P.)

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


?Salter. 1864. Mem. Geol. Surv p.1-2 pl. 8 fig. 14

?Salter. 1866. Mem. Geol. Surv p.300-301 pl. 5 fig. 23

Lake. 1908. British Cambrian Trilobites. Mon. Palaeont. Soc p.56 pl. 5 figs. 13

Rushton. 1983. Trilobites and other early arthropods. Spec. Pap. Pal. 30 pl. 18 fig. 2

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