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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12410 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Deceptrix upjohnni (Portlock)

Ctenodonta upjohnni

Pectunculus? ambiguus J de Sowerby

Cleidophorus antiquus J de Sowerby

Provenance
Registration No. GSM12410
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,NI
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.Rep.Londonderry as Pectunculus ? ambiguus fide Reed,1952 pl.XXXIV,fig. 11

Reed,1952,Proc.Roy.Irish Acad.55,no.3,pg.61 as apparently Ctenodonta upjohnni

Tunnicliff,1982,,Pal. v. 25,pt.1,pg. 54 pl. 8,fig. 7

Available Images

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/BGS/P813467.JP2

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/BGS/P813470.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P814059.JP2

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/BGS/P814060.JP2

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