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Fossil specimen : BGS NIL8757 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Praenucula praetermissa Tunnicliff
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Praenucula praetermissa Tunnicliff

Registration No. NIL8757
Collector Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sample also includes 2 photographs and a latex cast.
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Crocknagargan,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 ]


Tunnicliff,1982,Pal. v. 25,no.1,pg. 49 pl.7,fig. 21,24 3c

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