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Fossil specimen : SM A 16272 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rostricellula simulata (Reed), 1952
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rostricellula simulata (Reed), 1952

Rhynchotrema tyronense Reed: Holotype


Registration No. A 16272
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Pomeroy Expedition
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Craig Bardahessiagh, Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Desertcreat Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) – Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Fearnsides, Elles & Smith 1907. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy xxvi no. 9 b, pp.97-128 (1)

Mitchell 1977. Ordovician Brachiopoda from Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.121 pl.28 fig.13

Reed, F.R.C. 1952. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy vol. lv b no. 3 (2): p.57 pl. ii fig.17

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