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Fossil specimen : BGS BDA155 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Olenus veles (Rushton)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Olenus veles (Rushton)

Registration No. BDA155
Collector Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Merevale
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Outwoods Shale Formation
Biozone O. wahlenbergi
Geological Age

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

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


Rushton. 1983. Trilobites and other early arthropods. Spec. Pap. Pal. 30 p.126-128 pl. 17 fig. 11

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