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Fossil specimen : SM E 275 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracomya carinata Hind, 1893
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Anthracomya carinata Hind, 1893

Anthracomya pumila Salter

Anthracomya carinata Hind, 1893: Syntype

Registration No. E 275
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Strickland, Hugh Edwin (1811-1909)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Methyr Tydvil, Wales
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 1893. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (1): p.273 pl. x figs.16, a

Hind 1895. A monograph on Carbonicola, Anthracomya, and Niadites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.108 pl. xvi fig.40

Trueman, A.E. & Weir 1968. A monograph of the British Carboniferous non-marine Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.418

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