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Fossil specimen : SM E 273 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola obtusa Hind
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Carbonicola obtusa Hind

Carbonicola obtusa Hind: Syntype

Registration No. E 273
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Aitken
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Ashton-under-Lyme, Burnley, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pennsylvanian Subperiod (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 323.2 Ma B.P.)


Hind 1894. A monograph on Carbonicola, Anthracomya, and Niadites (1): p.61 pl. vii fig.19, a

Trueman, A.E. & Weir 1947. A monograph of the British Carboniferous non-marine Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): pp.38-40

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