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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5379 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Redlichiida

Fossil Name Olenellus lapworthi Peach
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Olenellus lapworthi Peach

Registration No. GSE5379
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Scotland
Locality Auchnegie, Dundonnell (Allt Righ Iain)
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Cambrian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

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


B. N Peach, Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc. vol. 50, 1894 p.667 1

C.D. Walcott Smithson Miscell. Coll. Vol. 53 No 6 1910 pl XL fig 1

P Lake Mon. Pal. Soc. Vol. XC 1937 Part X pl 35 figs 3 & 3a

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