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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00025 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Delops nobilis (Thomas, 1900)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Delops nobilis (Thomas, 1900) – See Morris (1988): Lectotype

Delops nobilis nobilis (Thomas, 1900) – See Rickards (1965): Syntype

Phacops (Dalmania) nobilis Thomas, 1900 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Dalmanites nobilis Thomas, 1900 – See Thomas (1900): Syntype

Registration No. C.00025
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Grindrod, R.B. 1882 – 1883
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments C.24 & C.25 are part & counterpart; C.25 also bears the cephalon of another individual (C.558)
Country Wales
Locality 150 yards from bank of River Wye, one mile east of Builth, Powys, Wales
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) – Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 65

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 74

RICKARDS, R.B. 1965. Two new genera of Silurian phacopid trilobites. Palaeontology, 7 (4), 541-551. p. 545; pl. 85, fig. 10

THOMAS, H.H. 1900. Fossils in the Oxford Museum, IV: Notes on some undescribed species. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LVI, 616-619. p. 617; pl. XXXIV, fig. 2

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