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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12411 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomy
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

Provenance
Registration No. GSM12411
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
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

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

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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