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Fossil specimen : BGS Ru6291 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Hamatolenus (Myopsolenus) douglasi Bassett Owens & Rushton
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Hamatolenus (Myopsolenus) douglasi Bassett Owens & Rushton – See Bassett Owens & Rushton (1976): Paratype

Registration No. Ru6291
Collector Rushton AWA 1975
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Hell's Mouth grits 53ft below top
Country Wales
Locality Trwyn-Carreg-y-Tir
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Cambrian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone protolenid-strenuellid
Geological Age

Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (508 – 526 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 2 – Terreneuvian Epoch ]


Bassett Owens & Rushton. 1976. JGS, Vol 132, Part 6 p.626-629 pl.2 fig 2

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