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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35598 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Illaenus transmotus Reed
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Illaenus transmotus Reed

Illaenus portlockii Salter

Illaenus crassicauda Dalm

Registration No. GSM35598
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreight, Tyrone
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ordovician Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ordovician Period (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 485.4 Ma B.P.)


Portlock, 1843 Geol. Rep. Londonderry etc op. cit. Page 301 pl 10 figs 7 & 8

Reed 1952 Proc. Roy. Irish Acad., 55, B, No.3 Page 114

Salter 1849 Geol Surv Dec 2 Page 3 pl 2

Salter 1867 Mon.Brit. Trilobites (Palaeont. Soc.) op. cit. Page 197 pl 26 figs 3&4

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