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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM104115 – Paralectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Deceptrix subtruncata (Portlock)
Type Status Paralectotype
Name History

Deceptrix subtruncata (Portlock)

Ctenodonta subtruncata (Portlock)

Registration No. GSM104115
Collector Portlock/Trinity College, Dublin
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sample is cast of specimen Trinity College,Dublin TCD14763 Portlock label on original Arca subtruncata pl. XXXIV fig.1 see Tunnicliff,1982,Pal. 1,pg. 60.Original is paralectotype of subtruncata.
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Pomeroy,Tyrone
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Killey Bridge Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) – Pusgillian Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 451 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


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