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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM52113 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola antiqua (Brown)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Carbonicola antiqua (Brown)

Registration No. GSM52113
Collector Walton Esq 1933
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments 12ft below Crow Coal communis zone
Country England
Locality Borehole at Sheepridge,Yorks
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone communis
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (308 – 319 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Eagar 1956 Liverpool & Manchester Geol Journ I 4 p.354

Trueman & Weir 1947 Mon Pal Soc pl.VI,fig 20

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