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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35462 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Phacopida

Fossil Name Sphaerocoryphe globiceps (Portlock)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sphaerocoryphe globiceps (Portlock)

Staurocephalus globiceps Portlock

Ceraurus globiceps

Provenance
Registration No. GSM35462
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments [Tramare, Waterford in 1865 catalogue]
Location
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreight
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
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 ]

References
References

Begg, J.L. 1940, Geol.Mag. LXXVII cited. p.298

Lane, 1971, Pal.Soc.Mon. p.61 pl.13, fig.5

Portlock, 1843, Geol.Rep.Londonderry, etc. cited, ibid. p.257 pl.1, fig.7

Reed, 1952, Proc.Roy.Irish Acad. 55B No.3, cited p.121

Salter, 1864, Geol.Surv.Deaades XI. cited ibid, p.3 pl.v, fig.6

Salter, 1865, Mon.Brit.Trilobites. cited ibid, p.85 pl.viii, fig. 21a, 216

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