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Fossil specimen : BGS Dw495A – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Curvirimula aff belgica Hind
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Curvirimula aff belgica Hind

Anthraconauta subovata Dewar

Registration No. Dw495A
Collector Dewar, W. 1931
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Middle Coal Measures. Roof of Cannel Coal. Communis [Ovalis] - Modiolaris zones.
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 W 1939 Mem Geol Survey Bulletin No 1 p.59-60 pliv.,fig8

Weir 1960 Mon Paleont Soc pp 306 308 317 p.306-317 plxxxiii.,fig14

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