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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37247 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Menuites portlocki Sharpe
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Menuites portlocki Sharpe

Registration No. GSM37247
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Ord Surv Ireland Portlock Coll
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments see Portlock rep pg 403 Campanian
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Coagh Tamlaght County Derry
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (65.5 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)


Sharpe. 1854-1855. Fossil Mollusca of the Chalk Cephalopoda p.30 XIII fig 2

Wright. 1851. Brit Chalk Ceph Mon Pal Soc p.20

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