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Fossil specimen : BGS Dw490 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Curvirimula belgica (Hind)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Curvirimula belgica (Hind)

Anthraconauta subovata Dewar

Registration No. Dw490
Collector Dewar 1930
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments M.C.M. roof of Cannel Coal, (transition beds between Communis [Ovalis] and Modiolaris zones. 1" = 84.
Country England
Locality Langtree Colliery - Standish - 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.59-60 pliv.,fig7

Weir 1960 Mon Palaeont Soc ibid p300 303 307-308 p.300-308 plxxxiii.,fig12 35b

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