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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49116 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola pseudorobusta Trueman
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola pseudorobusta Trueman

Carbonicola decorata Trueman

Registration No. GSM49116
Collector Survey 1926
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures: roof of Wheatley Lime Coal. Upper Communis zone.
Country England
Locality Caphouse Pit Dump - Overton - Thornhill - Yorkshire.
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 1929 Ann Mag Nat Hist Serial IV p.90 5

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