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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM23033 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Bergamia gibbsi (Salter)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Bergamia gibbsi (Salter)

Registration No. GSM23033
Collector R. Gibb 1860
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments In the 1865 catalogue only one specimen is registered under the tablet number 2/3, whilst six are registered under the tablet D3/1. In 1878 however two are registered under 2/46 and five under D3/15. Since 23033is accepted as the counterpart of 23037 it would appear that this specimen (23033) from its original tabletsome time between 1865 and 1878. MFH 1956
Country Wales
Locality St. David's Head S
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Murchison, 1859, Siluria 3rd ed p.53 fig. 7

Salter 1866, Mem. Geol.Surv. 3 pl.XII fig.10

Whittard, WF, 1956, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire" p.33-34

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