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Fossil specimen : BGS WE2257 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola obliquissima Trueman & Weir
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola obliquissima Trueman & Weir

Registration No. WE2257
Collector Survey 1944
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures. 60-70ft above Tupton. Upper Communis zone. 1" = 125.
Country England
Locality Manchester Wood BH - NW Mapperley Colliery - Derbyshire.
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 ]


Trueman & Weir 1947 Pal Soc Monog plvii.,fig15

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