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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM22103 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Ambonychiopsis (Vanuxemia?) suspecta (Reed)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ambonychiopsis (Vanuxemia?) suspecta (Reed)

Mytilus mytilimeris Conrad

Registration No. GSM22103
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 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.69 pl. 3 fig 13

Tunnicliff 1982 Pal Vol 25 Part 1 p.77 pl. 12 fig 14

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