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Fossil specimen : SM A 1081 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Bailiella lyelli (Hicks)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Bailiella lyelli (Hicks) – See Morris, S.F. (1988): Lectotype

Bailiella lyelli (Hicks) – See Lake (1940)

Conocoryphe lyelli Hicks – See Woods, H. (1891)

Conocoryphe lyellii Hicks – See Hicks (1871): Syntype

Registration No. A 1081
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 (headland), St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Solva Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Cambrian Series 3 ]


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. p.399 pl. xvi fig. 2

Lake 1940. A monograph of the British Cambrian Trilobites Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.277 pl. xl fig. 1

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. 30

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 p.143

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