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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8948 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

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

Olenus micrurus (Salter)

Registration No. GSM8948
Collector A. Selwyn, Survey 1845
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Trawsfynydd
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 ]


Henningsmoen?. Trilobite family Olenidae p.107

Lake. 1908. British Cambrian Trilobites. Mon. Palaeont. Soc p.55 pl. 5 figs. 11, 12

Rushton in Allen & Jackson. 1985. Geology of the Country around Harlech pl. 4 fig. 1

Salter. 1849. Mem. Geol. Surv pl. 9 figs 1,2

Salter. 1853. Trans. of sections. Rept. Brit. Assoc p.57

Salter. 1859. Murchison's Siluria, 2nd Edition foss. 4 fig. 2

Salter. 1866. Mem. Geol. Surv p.300 pl. 2 fig. 5

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