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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48644 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola carissima Wright
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola carissima Wright

Anthracosia carissima Wright

Registration No. GSM48644
Collector survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly He 2899 A Modiolaris zone,below Peel Hall Sandstone
Country England
Locality Oaken Bottom Mills,Tonge Fold
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone modiolaris
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.141 fig.52C

Wright WB 1929 Summer Prog for 1928 II p.42 pl.I,fig.99A

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