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Fossil specimen : SM A 16450 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pholidostrophia (Eopholidostrophia) portlocki (Reed), 1952
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pholidostrophia (Eopholidostrophia) portlocki (Reed), 1952

Brachyprion portlocki (Reed), 1952: Holotype

Ahtiella portlocki Reed: Holotype


Orthis sublaevis McCoy

Registration No. A 16450
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Griffith, R.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Loc.3 (Text-fig.2), Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Killey Bridge Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) – Pusgillian Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.130

Mitchell 1977. Ordovician Brachiopoda from Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.114

Reed, F.R.C. 1952. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy vol. lv b no. 3 (3): p.48 pl. ii fig.5

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