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Fossil specimen : BGS LT858 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia carissima Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthracosia carissima Wright

Carbonicola carissima Wright

Registration No. LT858
Collector survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments 535' above Platt mine (Trencherbone) Modiolaris zone,bed MC5
Country England
Locality Moston Colliery - Manchester - 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 ]


Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 II p.42

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