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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8193 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pseudomussium fibrillosum (Salter)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Pseudomussium fibrillosum (Salter)

Registration No. GSM8193
Collector Museum Collection
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Dukinfield Marine Band - in large concretions in shales c.150yds above Great Mine.
Country England
Locality Ashton-under-Lyne.
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 ]


Hind 1903 Palaeont Soc pl16.,figs16,17

Salter 1864 Mem Geol Surv Country round Oldham pl1.,fig2

Wright 1931 Mem Geol Surv 1 85 Manchester p.148

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