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Fossil specimen : SM A 9578 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Placoparia zippei (Boeck)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Placoparia zippei (Boeck)

Placoparia zippei (Boeck)

Placoparia cambrensis Hicks

Placoparia cambrensis Hicks: Syntype

Registration No. A 9578
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 Llanvirn Quarry, Abereiddy, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llanvirn Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 465.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Hicks 1875 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (1): p.186 pl. ix fig.1

Romano 1976. Geological Magazine vol. 113 (5): p.13

Shirley 1931. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society vol. lxxv (3): p.17

Whittard, W.F. 1940 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. v (4): p.162 pl. vi fig.4

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 (2): p.151

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