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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48639 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia aff regularis (Trueman)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthracosia aff regularis (Trueman)

Carbonicola elliptica Wright

Registration No. GSM48639
Collector Survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures 280ft above Trencherbone Mine, Lower Modiolaris zone.
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 ]


Mem Geo Surv 1 Manchester p.140 51A

Mem Geol Surv 1 Manchester p.140 51A

Trueman & Weir 1952 Mon Carb non-marine Lamell Pt VI (Palaeont Soc) p.158 plxxxi.,fig41

Wright WB Summ Prog for 1928 Pt II p.40 plii.,fig3

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