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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10174 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ogygiocaris murchisoniae (Murchison)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Ogygiocaris murchisoniae (Murchison)

Niobe menapiensis Hicks

Registration No. GSM10174
Collector H. Hicks
Donor or Associated Person H. Hicks 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality St. David'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 ]


Hicks, 1872, 'Tremadoc Rocks of St. David's' QJGS. vol.XXXIX pl.IV fig.2

Whittard, WF, 1963, Pal. Soc. Mon. "Ordovician Trilobites of the Shelve Inlier W Shropshire, pt. VII" p.240-241 pl.XXXVIII fig.10

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