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Fossil specimen : SM A 16717 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Protolloydolithus ramsayi (Hicks)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Protolloydolithus ramsayi (Hicks)

Lloydolithus (Protolloydolithus) ramsayi (Hicks): Syntype

Dionide atra Salter

Trinucleus ramsayi Hicks

Trinucleus ramsayi Hicks: Syntype

Registration No. A 16717
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 Porth Hayog, Ramsey Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Arenig
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 (1): p.183 pl. x fig.2

Reed, F.R.C. 1912. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. v, vol. ix (3): p. 202

Whittard, W.F. 1956. The Ordovician trilobites of the Shelve Inlier, West Shropshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.41 pl. v fig.10

Williams, Alwyn 1948. Geological Magazine vol. lxxxv (4): pp.66, 67, 68

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.152

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