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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM72117 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cravenoceras darwenense Moore
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cravenoceras darwenense Moore

Registration No. GSM72117
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moore, EWJ. 1945
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Millstone Grit. Sabden Shales E2c.
Country England
Locality River Darwen - Samlesbury Bottoms - Blackburn.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Sabden Shales
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Kinderscoutian Substage (Carboniferous Period) – Arnsbergian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (321.5 – 328 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Moore EWJ 1945 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXV v p.333-334 plxx.,fig1 1B

Riley N 1987 Cour Forsch Inst Senchenberg 1998 p34 pl1 figs 6 & 8 p.34 pl1.,figs6,8

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