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Fossil specimen : BGS He1901 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Curvirimula aff trapeziforma juv (Dewar)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Curvirimula aff trapeziforma juv (Dewar)

Anthraconauta minima (Hind non Ludwig)

Registration No. He1901
Collector Hester, SW. 1926
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments M.C.M. about 350' above Arley Mine. Communis zone. Pseudorobusta subzone. 1" = 85.
Country England
Locality Firwood Bleach Works - W Bank - Bolton - 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.53-54 pliv.,fig2

Weir 1960 Mon Palaeont Soc p.309-310 plxxxiii.,fig24

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