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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24311 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cleionychia incognita Tunnicliff
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cleionychia incognita Tunnicliff

Ambonychinia cf volvens Isberg

Registration No. GSM24311
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt-Edgell Coll 1868
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Developed by SP Tunnicliff 1978
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Tyrone
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Reed 1952 Proc Roy Irish Acad 55 B No 3 p.74 pl 4 fig 4

Tunnicliff 1982 Pal Vol 25 Part 1 p.76-77 pl 12 fig 13

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