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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49127 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola binneyi Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Carbonicola binneyi Wright

Carbonicola bipennis (Brown) T & W 1947

Registration No. GSM49127
Collector Survey 1926
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures c.100' above Arley, Communis [Ovalis] zone. 1" = 85.
Country England
Locality Eagley Bleach Works - Eagley - Bolton.
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 ]


Trueman & Weir 1947 Pal Soc Monog plvi.,fig3

Wright WB 1930 Mem & Proc Manch Lit & Phil Soc 74 No 4 p.48 plI.,fig5A

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