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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5129 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconaia glotae (Weir & Leitch)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthraconaia glotae (Weir & Leitch)

Registration No. GSE5129
Collector No name given on label.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Barren Red Measures - phillipsi zone s.l. 1" Sheet 31.
Country Scotland
Locality River Clyde - Bothwell - Lanarkshire.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Barren Red Member (Somerset)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Westphalian D Substage (Carboniferous Period) (307 – 309 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age ]


Weir J & Leitch D 1936 Trans Roy Soc Edin Vol 58 p.745 15j

Weir J Mon Palaeont Soc British Carb Non-Marine-Lamells pl46.,figs37,38

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