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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12436 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cleionychia transversa subovalis Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cleionychia transversa subovalis Reed

Ambonychia prisca Portlock

Provenance
Registration No. GSM12436
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreat, Caradoc
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Portlock 1843 Geol Londonderry p.423 pl 33 figs 2-3

Reed 1952 Proc Roy Irish Acad 55 B No 3 p.76 pl 4 fig 7

Tunnicliff 1982 Pal Vol 25 Part 1 p.73 pl 12 fig 3

Available Images

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