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Fossil specimen : BGS De1086A – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Curvirimula trapeziforma (Dewar)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Curvirimula trapeziforma (Dewar)

Anthraconauta trapeziforma (Dewar)

Registration No. De1086A
Collector Dewar, W. 1930
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments M.C.M. roof of Haigh Yard Coal; Communis [Ovalis] zone, Pseudorobusta subzone. 1" = 75.
Country England
Locality Birkacre Colliery - Coppull - Lancs.
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 ]


Dewar 1939 Mem Geol Survey Bulletin No 1 p.56-58 pliv.,fig5

Weir 1960 Mon Palaeont Soc p.309-310 plxxxiiii.,fig19

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