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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM38436 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

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Fossil Name Posidonia insignis (Jackson)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Posidonia insignis (Jackson)

Registration No. GSM38436
Collector survey 1923
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Holcombe Brook Marine Band Formerly SH 1678
Country England
Locality Nuttall Mill,Brooksbottoms Lancs
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millstone Grit Group
Biozone G. cancellatum
Geological Age

Namurian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (313 – 326.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Jackson JW 1927 Mem Proc Manchester Lit & Phil Soc LXXI 10 p.114

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