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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24290 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cuneomya simplex (Portlock) Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cuneomya simplex (Portlock) Reed

Orthonota simplex Portlock

Colpomya simplex (Portlock) Reed

Cypricardia? simplex

Registration No. GSM24290
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreight,Tyrone,N. Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Portlock, 1843,Geol.Rep. London,pg. 426 [as Cypricardia? simplex]

Reed,1952,Proc.Roy.Irish Acad.,55,B,no. 3,op. cit. pg.79

Tunnicliff,1982,pal.,v. 25,pt. 1,pg. 80 pl. 13,fig. 4

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