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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM13995 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Arthropoda

    Class Trilobita

      Order Asaphida

Fossil Name Remopleurides colbii Portlock
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Remopleurides colbii Portlock

Registration No. GSM13995
Collector Portlock
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Desercreat, Co. Tyrone
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Killey Bridge Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cautleyan Stage (Ordovician Period) – Pusgillian Stage (Ordovician Period) (447 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age ]


HB Whittington, Jour. Palaeontology, Vol. 24, No. 5, 1950 ibid Page 540-543 pl. 70 figs 1,4,5

Portlock, Geol. Rep. Londonderry etc. ibid Page 256 pl 1 fig 1a,1b

Reed 1952 Proc Roy Irish Acad., 55, B No. 3, Page 108

Salter, Dec 7 Mem Geol Surv 1853 pl. 8 fig 1, 1a-e

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