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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10846 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Peltocare olenoides
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Peltocare olenoides

Registration No. GSM10846
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Garth, Portmadoc, Caernarvonshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Tremadoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


A Rushton. 1988. Palaeontology 67 4

Lake. 1919. Mon Palaeo Soc Cambrian Trilobites p.100 12 4

Salter. 1866. Mem Geol Surv p.308 8 6

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