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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7618 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Bohemopyge scutatrix (Salter)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Bohemopyge scutatrix (Salter)

Ogygia peltata Salter

Ogygia scutatrix Salter

Niobe peltata

Niobe scutatrix (Salter)

Registration No. GSM7618
Collector Survey 1855
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality St. David's Head Bay
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone ?hirundo
Geological Age

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

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


Fortey & Owens 1987 Bull BM (NH) Geology 41(3) p.136 25(a)

Lake P., 1946, Mon.Brit.Camb.Trilobites p.337 p.337

Reed 1931 Ann Mag Nat Hist (10) 7 p.466

Salter, 1866, Mem Geol Surv Vol 3 pl.12 fig.8

in Murchison (1859), 'Siluria' 3rd. edt., woodcut 9 fig.1 woodcut 9 fig.1

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