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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM53071 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola protea Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Carbonicola protea Wright

Registration No. GSM53071
Collector survey 1931
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly Dw 1594.Between Bassy and Lower Mountain Mine
Country England
Locality River Darwen - South bank - Feniscowles - Lancs.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone lenisulcata
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (308 – 319 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Eagar 1947 Phil Trans Roy Soc Ser B 593 pl.1,fig.3

Eagar 1952 Liv & Manch Geol Journ I p.41

Trueman & Weir Mon Pal Soc pl.XII,fig16

Wright WB 1934 Summer Prog for 1933 2 II p.14 fig,3B

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