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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM5312 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Mytilida

Fossil Name Modiola subparallela (Portlock)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Modiola subparallela (Portlock)

Anthracomya (Modiola) subparallela (Portlock)

Registration No. GSM5312
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Ireland
Locality Ireland
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.)


Hind 1896 Mon Palaeont Soc pl.XXI,fig.2

Portlock 1843 Geol Rep pl.XXXIV,fig.16

Wilson 1965 Bull Geol Surv GB No 23 pl.11,figs.13,13a

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