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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6834 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Salterolithus caractaci Murchison
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Salterolithus caractaci Murchison

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6834
Collector Murchison R I
Donor or Associated Person Name not available 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Welshpool
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Murchison. 1839. Sil Syst p.659 1c

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