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Fossil specimen : SM A 40455 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Niobe (Cyclopyge) doveri Etheridge
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Niobe (Cyclopyge) doveri Etheridge

Niobe doveri Etheridge

Niobe doveri Etheridge: Holotype

Niobe doveri Etheridge

Registration No. A 40455
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Dover, William Kinsey (1816-1891)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Randal Crag, Skiddaw, Cumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Skiddaw Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) – Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

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


Postlethwaite & Goodchild 1885. Transactions of the Cumberland Association for the Advancement of Literature and Science no. ix (2): p.71 pl. ii fig.13

Postlethwaite & Goodchild 1886. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association vol. ix (3): p.461 pl. viii fig.13

Ward 1876. The geology of the Northern part of the English Lake District Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (1): p.110 pl. xii fig.2

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.148

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