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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6833 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Salterolithus caractaci (Murchison)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Salterolithus caractaci (Murchison)

Trinucleus concentricus Eaton

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6833
Collector RI Murchison
Donor or Associated Person Geol.Soc. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Welshpool, Montgomeryshire
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Bancroft 1949 Mem. Proc. Man. Lit. Phil. Soc. Vol. 73 p.78-82

Cave, 1957, Geol. Mag. vol 94 p.284

Cited Bancroft 1949 Proc. Roy. Soc. B Vol. 13, No. 883 p.293

Cited Whittard, 1958, Mon Paloent p.83

Dean 1960 Bull BM (NH) Vol. 4, No 4 p.96

Murchison 1839 "Silurian System" p.659 pl.23 fig 1a

Refigd Murchison 1854 Siluria pl 4 fig 4

Silurian System pl 23 fig 10a

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