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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE457 – Paralectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Redlichiida

Fossil Name Olenellus lapworthi Peach
Type Status Paralectotype
Name History

Olenellus lapworthi Peach

Registration No. GSE457
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Remove
Country Scotland
Locality Allt Righ Iain, Auchneigie
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fucoid Beds Member
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, QJGS Vol 48 1892 pl 5 fig 4

Cowie & Macnamara 1978 Pal Vol 21 Part 3 p.62

P Lake Mon. Pal. Soc. Vol. XC 1937 Part X pl 35 fig 5

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