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Fossil specimen : SM A 15592 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ampyx salteri Hicks
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Ampyx salteri Hicks: Syntype

Ampyx salteri Hicks

Ampyx salteri Hicks: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 15592
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
Comments Didymograptus hirundo zone (probably from)
Location
Country Wales
Locality Whitesand Bay, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Tetragraptus Bed
Biozone Didymograptus hirundo
Geological Age

Llanvirn Series (Ordovician Period) (460.9 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Hicks 1875 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (1): p.182 pl. x fig.7

Whittard, W.F. 1940 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. v (3): p.161

Whittard, W.F. 1955. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.17 pl. i fig.15

Whittard, W.F. 1955. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): pp.17

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.139

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