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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE458 – 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. GSE458
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Tray A14 Scottish Trays
Country Scotland
Locality Auchneigie, Dundonnell, Ross-shire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Cambrian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (508 – 528 Ma B.P.)

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


Cowie & Macnamara 1978 Pal Vol 21 Part 3 p.622

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