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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM53074 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola obliqua Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Carbonicola obliqua Wright

Registration No. GSM53074
Collector survey 1929
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments 20-30ft below Rambler or Upper Mountain Mine.Formerly Hs 1831
Country England
Locality Ravenshead Brickwork Quarry Holland Moor
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 no 593vol 233 pl.1f,VII

Trueman & Weir 1947 Pal Soc Mon pl.XII,fig.19

Wright WB 1934 Summ Prog for1933 2 II p.15

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