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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11267 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Campylorthis discreta Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Campylorthis discreta Reed

Orthis (Dalmanella) argentea His

Orthis (Dalmanella) argentea? His.

Orthis (Glyptorthis) transita Reed

Registration No. GSM11267
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) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Portlock 1843 Geol of Londonderry and parts of Tyrone and Fernanagh p.451

Reed 1952 Proc Roy Irish Acad 55 B No 3 I, fig. 9

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