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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM14019 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Cryptolithus latus Portlock
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Cryptolithus latus Portlock

Trinucleus (Cryptolithus) portlockii Salter

Provenance
Registration No. GSM14019
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,Tyrone
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
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 ]

References
References

Tunnicliff, 1978,Palaeont.,vol. 21,pt.2 pg. 457 Lectotype of Cryptolithus latus 16

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P817575.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P818033.JP2

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