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Fossil specimen : SM A 16514 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Niobe (Niobella) homfrayi Salter
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Niobe (Niobella) homfrayi Salter

Niobe homfrayi Salter

Niobe homfrayi Salter

Niobe homfrayi Salter: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. A 16514
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Homfray, David (1822-1893)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Penmorfa Church, Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Tremadoc Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tremadoc Series (Ordovician Period) (478.6 – 488.3 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Tremadocian Age ]

References
References

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (2): p.15

Salter, J.W. 1866. Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.143 pl. xx fig.9

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.148

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