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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49113 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola
Type Status Holotype
Name History


Anthraconaia (?) prisca (Trueman)

Registration No. GSM49113
Collector Survey 1926
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures 20' above Hard BEd Cola. A. lenisulcata zone.
Country England
Locality Oxspring Borehole - Thurgoland Bridge - Yorks.
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 1953-4 Mem & Pro Manch Lit & Phil Soc Vol 95 Pt 4 Pl1 fig14a text-fig 2d & d2 p.20 pl1.,fig14a 2d, d2

Trueman 1929 Ann & Mag Nat Hist 4 93 9

Wray & Melmore 1931 Proc Yorks Geol Soc Vol 22 pl3 figs7 7a pl3.,figs7,7a

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