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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM35488 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Ptychopariida

Fossil Name Dolichoharpes doranni (Portlock)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Dolichoharpes doranni (Portlock)

Harpes doranni Portlock

Harpes (Eoharpes) doranni Portlock

Registration No. GSM35488
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreat, Pomeroy
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Portlock 1843 Geol of Londonderry and parts of Tyrone and Fernanagh p.267 pl. 5 fig 4b

Reed 1952 Proc Roy Irish Acad 55 B No 3 p.107

Whittington 1950 "Mon. Brit. Trilobites Fam. Harpidae", Palaeont. Soc. Vol. CIII p.27-28 pl 1 fig 3 15A

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