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Fossil specimen : BGS GU1567 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Ambonychia arundinea Tunnicliff
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ambonychia arundinea Tunnicliff

Registration No. GU1567
Collector Mitchell,WI
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Loc. 3 of Mitchell,1977,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 ]


Tunnicliff,1982,Pal. v.25,pt.1,pg.73

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