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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM93018 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola proxima Eager
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola proxima Eager

Carbonicola crispa

Registration No. GSM93018
Collector Survey 1950
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures Lenisulcata zone 28ft above base of Norton Coal (6"). Cyclothem IX Rae.
Country England
Locality Mapperley Bh - Mapperley Park - Derbys.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Eager 1953 1954 Mem & Proc March Lit & Phil Soc 95 p.11-13 pl1.,fig9 2c

Eager 1956 Liv & Manch Geol Journal I 4 p.350-365 plxxvi.,figx 10a

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