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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35605 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Corynexochida

Fossil Name Scutellum (Eobronteus) hibernicum (Portlock)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Scutellum (Eobronteus) hibernicum (Portlock)

Bronteus hibernicus

Bronteus (Eobronteus) hibernicus (Portlock)

Bronteus laticauda (Wahl)

Registration No. GSM35605
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) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Portlock, 1843, Geol. Rep. Londonderry etc. op. cit. pg. 270 as Bronteus hibernicus pl. V, fig. 8a,8b

Reed, 1928, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ,Ser. 10, 1,pg. 73 as [Bronteus (Eobronteus) hibernicus (Portlock)

Reed, 1952, proc. Roy. Irish. Acad. ,55, B, No. 3, pg. 115 as [Scutellum (Eobronteus)hibernicum (Port.)

Schmidt, F.,1894, Rev. Osbalt,Sil. Tril. ,Abt.IV, pg. 34 as [Bronteus laticauda (Wahl)]

Schmidt,F. 1894,Rev. Osbalt. Sil. Tril. ,Abt. IV,pg. 34 as [Bronteus laticauda (Wahl)]

Sinclair,1949, J. Pal. v. 23 pt. 1 pg. 53 pl. 14,fig. 11 (left)

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