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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10229 –

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Niobe (Niobella) homfrayi (Salter)
Type Status
Name History

Niobe (Niobella) homfrayi (Salter)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM10229
Collector ?Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Portmadoc, Caernarvonshire
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Tremadoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (478.6 – 488.3 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]

References
References

1866. Mem. Geol. Surv p.314 pl.6, fig 8

Lake. 1942. British Cambrian Trilobites. Mon. Palaeont. Soc pl. 66, fig 4

Salter. British Silurian Trilobites. Mon. Palaeont. Soc p.143 pl. 20, fig 7

Stubblefield. 1933. Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc p.370

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