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Fossil specimen : BGS Zl5529 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Dimorphoceras (Dimorphoceras) kathleenae var leitrimense Moore
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dimorphoceras (Dimorphoceras) kathleenae var leitrimense Moore

Registration No. Zl5529
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moore,EWJ 1956
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Visean,basal P1c.
Country Ireland
Locality St Patrick's Church,Kiltyclogher,Leitrim
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Carboniferous Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Moore 1958 Proc Yorks Geol Soc 31 9 pl.14,figs,5&8 fig.1B

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