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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM14040 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Lithophaga lingualis (Phillips)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Lithophaga lingualis (Phillips)

Modiolus lata Portlock

Modiolus latus

Modiola macadami var lata Portlock

Modiola macadami var elongata Portlock

Promytilus latus (Portlock)

Registration No. GSM14040
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower shales.
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Ballynascreen
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Dinantian Subsystem (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


Garwood 1931 Quart Journ Geol Soc 87 p.143

Hind W 1896 Mon Carb Lamell (Palaeont Soc ) pl.II,figs.25-27

Portlock 1843 Geol Rep Londonderry pl.34,figs.14,15

Wilson 1965 Bull Geol Surv GB No 23 pl.II,figs.4-7

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