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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM14008 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Ampyx (Lonchodomas) sarsii Portlock
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Ampyx (Lonchodomas) sarsii Portlock

Ampyx rostrata Sars

Registration No. GSM14008
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 Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


?Portlock, 1843, Geol.Rep. Londonderry, etc. Cited op.cit., p.260 pl.I, fig.9a

Reed, 1952, Proc. Roy.Trish Acad., 55, B, No.3 pl.v, fig.4

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