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Fossil specimen : BGS GU1893 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Praenucula dispersa Tunnicliff
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Praenucula dispersa Tunnicliff

Registration No. GU1893
Collector WI Mitchell 1972
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Craigbardahessiagh, Pomeroy
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bardahessiagh Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Tunnicliff 1982 Pal Vol 25 Part 1 p.48 pl. 7 figs 1 & 2

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