GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12438 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cleionychia (Ambonychinia) prisca (Portlock)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Cleionychia (Ambonychinia) prisca (Portlock)

Ambonychia (Inoceramus) vetustus var priscus Portlock

Provenance
Registration No. GSM12438
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desertcreat, Caradoc
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (451 – 460.9 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Portlock 1843 Geol of Londonderry and parts of Tyrone and Fernanagh p.423 pl. 33 fig 1

Reed 1952 Proc Roy Irish Acad 55 B No 3 p.73-77

Tunnicliff 1982 Pal Vol 25 Part 1 p.74-76 pl. 12 fig 12

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