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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12411 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Nuculites cylindricus (Portlock)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Nuculites cylindricus (Portlock)

Ctenodonta dissimilis (Portlock)

Cucullella dissimilis (Portlock)

Arca dissimilis Portlock

Registration No. GSM12411
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreight
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 ]


Hind, 1910, trans.Roy.Soc.Edin. vol.xlvii, pt.3, cited. p.522

Portlock, 1843, Geol.Rep.Londonderry. cited. op.cit.p.428 pl.xxxiv, fig.5

Reed, 1952, Proc.Roy.Irish.Acad, 55B,no.3 cited p.63 op'64'

Tunnicliff, 1982, Pal.vol.25,pt.1,p.63 p.10, fig.15

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