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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12841 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Brachyaspis rectifrons (Portlock)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Brachyaspis rectifrons (Portlock)

Isotelus arcuatus Portlock

Asaphus (Brachyaspis) rectifrons (Portlock)

Asaphus (Homotelus) aromatus (Portlock)

Registration No. GSM12841
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 Ordovician Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ordovician Period (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)


Cited Reed 1931 Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist., Ser.10,VII Page 452

Portlock 1843 Geol.Rep.Londonderry etc op.cit. Page 298 pl.9 fig 2

Reed 1952 Proc.Roy.Irish.Acad.,55,B,No.3,Page 110

Salter, 1866 Mon.Brit.Trilobites(Palaeont.Soc.) op.cit. Page 166 pl. 25 fig 9

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