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Fossil specimen : OUM B.00008 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

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

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

?Niobe solvensis Hicks, 1873 – See Reed (1931): Syntype

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

Registration No. B.00008
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 Ramsey Island or Tremaenhire, 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. 10

REED, F.R.C. 1931. A review of the British species of the Asaphidae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., series 10, VII, 441-472. p. 471

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