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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM28427 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Spirifera partita Portlock
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Spirifera partita Portlock

Spiriferina cristata var octoplicata Sowerby

?Spiriferina perplicata mut K North

Terebratula ferita Von Buch?

Registration No. GSM28427
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Limestone.Sample consists of more than one genus and species.
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Kildress,Tyrone,N.Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Dinantian Subsystem (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


North FJ 1920 QJGS LXXVI p.220

Portlock,1843, Geology of Londonderry,etc pl.XXXVIII,fig.4

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