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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10133 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Redlichiida

Fossil Name Paradoxides hicksi Salter
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Paradoxides hicksi Salter

Registration No. GSM10133
Collector Survey (A.Selwyn ) 1844
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Dolgelly
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lingula Flags Formation
Biozone P. hicksi
Geological Age

Merioneth Series (Cambrian Period) – St David's Series (Cambrian Period) (485.4 – 508 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Furongian Epoch – Cambrian Series 3 ]


1985. Geology of the Country around Harlech pl.4,fig.9

Lake. 1935. Mon. Geol. Surv p.196-200 pl.26,fig.1

Salter. 1852. Rept. Brit Assoc. 1852, Trans of Sections p.57

Salter. 1854. Siluria p.43 fig.4

Salter. 1864. British Organic Remains. Mem. Geol. Surv pl.10,fig.9

Salter. 1865. Rept. Brit Assoc. 1852, Trans of Sections p.286

Salter. 1866. Mon. Geol. Surv p.247-299 pl.4,fig.12

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