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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10149 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Olenus micrurus (Salter)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Olenus micrurus (Salter)

Registration No. GSM10149
Collector Survey 1848
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Cwm-y-Swm
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Cambrian, Including Tremadoc
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) (477.7 – 499 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age – Cambrian Series 3 ]


Salter. 1849. Mem. Geol. Surv p.1-2 pl. 9, fig. 3

Salter. 1866. Mem. Geol. Surv p.300 pl. 2 fig. 6

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