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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM14000 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Robergia obtusa (Salter)
Type Status
Name History

Robergia obtusa (Salter)

Remopleurides obtusus (Salter)

Registration No. GSM14000
Collector Geol.Surv. Ireland(tide
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.)


Reed, 1952, Proc.Roy.Irish Acad.,55,B, No 3, Page 109

Salter, 1853 Mem.Geol.Surv., Dec VII,Page 9 pl 8

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