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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11487 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Strophomena cancellata (Portlock)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Strophomena cancellata (Portlock)

Strophomena (Actinomena) cancellata (Portlock)

Registration No. GSM11487
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Tirnaskea,Tyrone, N. 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 ]


Mitchell,1977, Pal. Soc. Mon. pg. 97 pl. 20, fig. 6

Reed, 1952, Ord. Foss.Tyrone.Proc Roy. Irish Acad., 55, B, No. 3 pg. 44 pl. 1 , fig. 10

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