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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7805 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Deceptrix regularis (Portlock)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Deceptrix regularis (Portlock)

Arca regularis

Ctenodonta regularis (Portlock)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM7805
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreight,Tyrone
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Killey Bridge Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) – Pusgillian Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 451 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]

References
References

? Portlock,1843,Geol. Londonderry,as [Arca regularis] pl. XXXIV,fig. 2

Reed,1952,Proc. Roy. Irish Acad, 55,B,no. 3,pg. 61 as type specimen(but see 12419)

Tunnicliff,1982,Pal. v. 25,pt. 1,pp. 56,58

Available Images

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/BGS/P813400.JP2

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/BGS/P813434.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P814038.JP2

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/BGS/P814049.JP2

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