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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11208 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Campylorthis discreta Reed
Type Status
Name History

Campylorthis discreta Reed

Orthis (Plaesiomys) discreta Reed

Registration No. GSM11208
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreat, Pomeroy
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bardahessiagh Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Davidson, 1871, Mon. Brit. Brach. (Pal. Soc. ) as Orthis porcata McCoy fig. 20

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