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Fossil specimen : BGS He2923 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia sp nov cf phrygiana (Wright)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthracosia sp nov cf phrygiana (Wright)

Carbonicola retrotracta Wright

Registration No. He2923
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures. Upper Modiolaris zone ?above Lower Yard Seam.
Country England
Locality Stream Sections - Oaken Bottom Mills - Tonge Fold - Bolton.
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 1952 Mon Carb non-marine Lamell VI (Palaeont Soc) p.130-133 plxx.,fig19

Wright WB 1929 Summ of Prog for 1928 Pt II p.40

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