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Fossil specimen : OUM B.00702 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Bohemopyge scutatrix (Salter, 1859)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Bohemopyge scutatrix (Salter, 1859) – See Fortey & Owens (1987)

Ogygia bullina Salter, 1867 – See Salter (1867): Holotype

Registration No. B.00702
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.16728
Country Wales
Locality Slate quarry at Pwlluog, north of Whitesand Bay, St David's, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Penmaen Dewi Shale Formation
Biozone Gymnostomix gibbsii
Geological Age

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

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


FORTEY, R.A. & OWENS, R.M. 1987. The Arenig Series in south Wales. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 41, 69-307. p. 137

SALTER, J.W. 1867. A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian, and Devonian formations, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 177-214, pls XXV*-XXX. p. 178

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