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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE3874 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Naiadites aff obesus - juv? (Etheridge R jun)
Type Status
Name History

Naiadites aff obesus - juv? (Etheridge R jun)

Anthracoptera papyracea (Etheridge R jun)

Registration No. GSE3874
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Calciferous Sandstone Series - Oil Shale Group - Zone B?
Country Scotland
Locality Railway cutting - Water of Leith - Midlothian. Sheet 32.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Strathclyde Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Brigantian Substage (Carboniferous Period) – Chadian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 352 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Visean Age – Tournaisian Age ]


Hind W 1894 6 Mon Pal Soc plxvi.,fig20

Trueman & Weir 1956 Mon Pal Soc Part IX plxxxi.,fig43

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