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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE3859 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Naiadites tumidus (Etheridge R jun)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Naiadites tumidus (Etheridge R jun)

Registration No. GSE3859
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Limestone Coal Group above Bo'ness Lower Ironstone.
Country Scotland
Locality Duncan Pit - Bo'ness - West Lothian.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (307 – 313 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Hind W 1894 6 Mon Pal Soc plxix.,fig12

Leitch D 1942 Trans Geol Soc Glasgow Vol XX Part II p.216 Fig 7A

Trueman & Weir 1956 Mon Pal Soc Part IX plxxxi.,figs30-32

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