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Fossil specimen : OUM B.00007 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Niobe menapiensis Hicks, 1873
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Niobe menapiensis Hicks, 1873 – See Edmonds (1949): Syntype

?Ogyginus menapiensis (Hicks, 1873) – See Reed (1931): Syntype

Niobe menapiensis Hicks, 1873 – See Hicks (1873): Syntype

Registration No. B.00007
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
Country Wales
Locality St David's, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Ogof HĂȘn Formation
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 ]


EDMONDS, J.M. 1949. Type and figured specimens of Lower Palaeozoic trilobites in the University Museum, Oxford. Geol. Mag., 86, 57-66. p. 61

HICKS, H. 1873. On the Tremadoc rocks in the neighbourhood of St. David's, South Wales and their fossil content. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., XXIX (1), 39-52. pp. 46 - 47, 52; pl. IV, fig. 4

REED, F.R.C. 1931. A review of the British species of the Asaphidae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., series 10, VII, 441-472. pp. 461 - 462

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