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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48653 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconaia fisheri Wright
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthraconaia fisheri Wright

Anthracomya fisheri Wright

Registration No. GSM48653
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fisher, FH. 1929
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures above Doe Mine, Modiolaris zone.
Country England
Locality Pendleton Colliery - 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 ]


Mem Geol Surv 1 85 Manchester p.138 49F

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 II pli.,fig4

Wright WB Summ Prog for 1936 Pt II p.19

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