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Fossil specimen : SM A 524 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Niobe (Niobella) homfrayi Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Niobe (Niobella) homfrayi Salter

Niobe homfrayi Salter

Niobe homfrayi Salter

Niobe homfrayi Salter: Syntype

Niobe homfrayi Salter: Syntype

Registration No. A 524
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Homfray, David (1822-1893)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Penmorfa Church, Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Tremadoc Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (477.7 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]


Lake 1942. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.330 pl. xlvi fig.7

Ramsay 1866 a. The geology of North Wales Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales 1st edition (2): p.314 pl. vi fig.5 appendix

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.15

Salter, J.W. 1866. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.143 pl. xx fig.12 [ reversed]

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (4): p.148

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