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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49108 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola rectilinearis Trueman & Weir
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola rectilinearis Trueman & Weir

Registration No. GSM49108
Collector survey 1926
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly Ba 676.25ft above 50ft Bed Coal
Country England
Locality Oxspring Borehole,Penistone,Yorks
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 1953 1954 Mem & Proc Manch Lit & Phil Soc 95 p.4 pl.I,fig.15 2e

Trueman & Weir 1948 Pal Soc Mon pl.XIII,fig 6

Trueman 1929 Ann & Mag Nat Hist (10) 4 p.86 2

Wray & Melmore 1931 Proc Yorks Geol Soc 22 pl.3,fig 3

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