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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM87388 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Prothyris carbonaria Wilson
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Prothyris carbonaria Wilson

Prothyris cf elegans Meek

Registration No. GSM87388
Collector British Geological Survey 1929
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Mansfield Marine Band. 1" = 88. Depth 1724-1726ft.
Country England
Locality Lindholme Bh - Yorks.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (308 – 319 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Wilson 1963 Palaeontology vol 6 p.142-143 pl20.,fig9

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