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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24147 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Hippocardia praepristis Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hippocardia praepristis Reed

Concardium dipterus (Salter)

Concardium praepristis Reed

Registration No. GSM24147
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Ireland
Locality Chair of Kildare
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ashgill Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hirnantian Age (Ordovician Period) – Rawtheyan Stage (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 447 Ma B.P.)


Pojeta & Runneger,1976,Geol. Surv. US.Prof. Pap. 968,pg. 76

Reed,1952,Proc.Roy.Irish Acad.55,B,no. 3,op. cit p.79-80 pl. IV,fig.11

Tunnicliff,1982,Pal. v. 25,pt.1,pg. 85 pl. 9,fig. 8

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