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Fossil specimen : SM A 16697 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Craniata

      Order Trimerellida

Fossil Name Dinobolus hicksii Davidson ms. Hicks
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dinobolus hicksii Davidson ms. Hicks

Dinobolus hicksii Davidson ms. Hicks: Holotype

Registration No. A 16697
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 Llanvirn Quarry, St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llanvirn Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (464 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Hicks 1875 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxi (1): p.188 pl. x 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 (2): p.52

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