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Fossil specimen : SM A 1072 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Microdiscus sculptus Hicks
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Microdiscus sculptus Hicks: Syntype

Registration No. A 1072
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hicks, Henry (1837-1899)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Wales
Locality Nun's Well, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Harlech Series
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

St David's Series (Cambrian Period) – Comley Series (Cambrian Period) (502 – 528 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Seies 3 – Terreneuvian Epoch ]


Hicks 1871. Descriptions of new species of fossils from Longmynd rocks of St David's. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, 27, 399-404, pls. 15, 16. (1): pl. xvi figs. 10, 10 a

Lake 1907. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.35 pl. iii fig. 10

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