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Fossil specimen : SM A 1080 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Ctenocephalus (Hartella) solvensis (Hicks), 1871
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Ctenocephalus (Hartella) solvensis (Hicks), 1871 – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Lectotype

Ctenocephalus (Hartella) solvensis (Hicks), 1871 – See Lake (1940)

Conocoryphe solvensis Hicks, 1871

Conocoryphe solvensis Hicks, 1871 – See Hicks (1871): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. A 1080
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, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Solva (roadside between), Whitchurch, 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) (499 – 526 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 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 fig. 8

Lake 1940. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.290 pl. xli figs. 14, 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. 60

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