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Fossil specimen : BGS GU1069 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rhactomena splendens Mitchell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rhactomena splendens Mitchell

Registration No. GU1069
Collector WI MItchell 1973
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Pomeroy, Tyrone
Grid Reference Available from host institution
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 ]


Mitchell, 1977, Pal. Soc. Mon. pg. 112 pl. 24,fig. 23

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