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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM53003A – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola protea Wright
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola protea Wright

Provenance
Registration No. GSM53003A
Collector survey 1931
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly Dw 1603.Between Bassy and Lower Mountain Mine
Location
Country England
Locality River Darwen - South bank - Feniscowles - Lancs.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone lenisulcata
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (307 – 313 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]

References
References

Eagar 1947 Phil Trans Roy Soc Ser B 593 pl.1,fig.2 36

Eagar 1948 Proc Roy Soc Edin B 63 II(8) fig.72

Eagar 1952 Liv & Manch Geol Journ I p.31 fig 8K

Trueman & Weir Mon Pal Soc pl.XII,fig14

Wright WB 1934 Summer Prog for 1933 2 II fig,3a

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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