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Fossil specimen : SM A 484 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Ptychoparia homfrayi (Hicks [Salter ms.])
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ptychoparia homfrayi (Hicks [Salter ms.]): Holotype

Conocoryphe homfrayi Salter

Conocoryphe homfrayi (Salter)

Provenance
Registration No. A 484
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
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Maentwrog Valley, Maentwrog, Merionethshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Menevian Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (502 – 508 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 3 ]

References
References

Hicks 1872 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxviii (2): p.178 pl. vi fig.12

Lake 1932. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs pt. vii (4): p.151 pl. xix fig. 7

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.5

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 (3): p.143

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