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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5363 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Redlichiida

Fossil Name Olenellus lapworthi Peach
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Olenellus lapworthi Peach

Olenellus lapworthi var elongatus Peach

Registration No. GSE5363
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Scotland
Locality Meall a' Ghiubhais
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 pl. 29 fig 3

C.D. Walcott Smithson Miscell. Coll. Vol. 53 No 6 1910

P Lake Mon. Pal. Soc. Vol. XC 1937 Part X pl. 34 fig 4

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