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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12419 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Deceptrix regularis (Portlock)

Ctenodonta regularis

Arca regularis

Registration No. GSM12419
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreight,Tyrone
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., 3 pg. 524 [as Ctenodonta regularis]

Portlock, 1843,Geol.Rept.,Londonderry,etc.[as Arca regularis] fide museum catalogue and register(but see 7805) ibid pg. 427

Reed,1952,Proc. Roy.Irish Acad,55,B,no.3,pg.61 pl. III,fig. 4

Tunnicliff,1982,Pal. v. 25,pt. 1,pp. 56,58 pl. 8,fig. 1,4

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