GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : OUM A.00179 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Redlichiida

Fossil Name Eccaparadoxides harknessi (Hicks, 1871)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Eccaparadoxides harknessi (Hicks, 1871) – See Morris (1988): Lectotype

Paradoxides harknessi Hicks, 1871 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

Paradoxides harknessi Hicks, 1871 – See Hicks (1871): Syntype

Registration No. A.00179
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hicks, H. 1875
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Counterpart of Sedgwick Museum A.1085
Country Wales
Locality Headland near Nun's Well, St David's, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Solva Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (499 – 508 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 3 ]


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 59

HICKS, H. 1871. Descriptions of new species of fossils from the Longmynd Rocks of St. David's. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., XXVII, 399-404. p. 399

MORRIS, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-316. p. 83

Available Images

High resolution photographs


5446 KB


6123 KB


5192 KB

Steroscopic photographs


5378 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

click image or here to close