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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM38403 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Dunbarella elegans (Jackson)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Dunbarella elegans (Jackson)

Registration No. GSM38403
Collector survey 1922
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Holcombe Brook Marine Band formerly SH 197
Country England
Locality Holden Clough,WSW of Cowpe Mill Cowpe Waterfoot,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.104

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