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Fossil specimen : SM A 16731 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cyclopygidae
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History


Cyclopyge boia (Hicks): Undifferentiated Type

Cyclopyge boia (Hicks)

Aeglina boia Hicks

Aeglina boia Hicks: Holotype

Aeglina boia Hicks

Registration No. A 16731
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 Whitesand Bay, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Arenig Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


Hicks 1875 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (2): p.185 pl. x figs.9, 9 a

Kobayashi 1939 b. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan vol. xlvi (5): p.580

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.23

Whittard, W.F. 1961 for 1960. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): p.179

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 (3): p.137

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