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Fossil specimen : BGS Bg788 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Naiadites sp
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Naiadites sp

Carbonicola aff proxima (Eagar, 1956)

Carbonicola proxima Eager

Registration No. Bg788
Collector Survey 1950
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures, Lenisulcata zone, 29ft 10ins above base of Norton Cola (6"). Clyothem 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) (307 – 313 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


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

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