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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37935 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Gastrioceras lineatum Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Gastrioceras lineatum Wright

Registration No. GSM37935
Collector survey 1922
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly RE 4413,R2 Shales above Hazel Greave Grit and 30' above Helmshore Grit,mut y band
Country England
Locality Royshaw Brick Works,Blackburn Station,Lancs
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millstone Grit Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Namurian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (319 – 329 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Wright 1926 Summ Prog for1925 p.196 pl.XII,fig3

Wright 1927 Geology of Rossendale Mem Geol Surv p.116

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