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Fossil specimen : SM A 16693 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ogyginus laticostatus (Salter), 1866
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ogyginus laticostatus (Salter), 1866: Holotype

Asaphus (Basilicus) laticostatus (McCoy)

Asaphus laticostatus (McCoy non Green)

Asaphus (Basilicus) laticostatus (McCoy)

Isotelus (Basilicus) laticostatus (Green)

Registration No. A 16693
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Llangollen, OTHER LOCALITY GIVEN:, Maen Goran (Maen Cowyn, about 270yds (247m) west), Builth, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandeilo Flag
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (449 – 465.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch – Darriwilian Age ]


Hughes 1979. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 32 (5): p.138 fig.109

McCoy 1851 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils (1): pp.170, 366 pl. i e fig.18 a

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (3): p.33

Salter, J.W. 1866. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.158 pl. xviii fig.6

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 (4): p.140

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