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Fossil specimen : SM A 469 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Hartshillia inflata (Hicks), 1872
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Hartshillia inflata (Hicks), 1872 – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Lectotype

Hartshillia inflata (Hicks), 1872 – See Lake (1938)

Hartshillia inflata (Hicks), 1872 – See Illing, V.C. (1916)

Holocephalina inflata Hicks, 1872 – See Hicks (1872b): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. A 469
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Porth-y-rhaw, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Menevian
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 3 ]


Hicks 1872 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxviii pl.6 figs.8, 10

Illing, V.C. 1916 for 1915. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxi p.424

Lake 1938. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.268 pl. xxxviii fig.15

Morris, S.F. 1988. A review of British trilobites, including a synoptic revision of Salter's monograph. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society London. pp. 1-316 (Publication Number 574, part of volume 140 for 1986). p. 106

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