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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM95142 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola torus Eagar
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola torus Eagar

Carbonicola sp nov cf obliqua Wright

Registration No. GSM95142
Collector survey 1928
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly He 4145 60ft below Arley lower communis
Country England
Locality Daubhill Brickworks,SW of Bolton,Lancs
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone lower communis
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 4 p.15 pl.1,figs 11-13 2f

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