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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48640 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Anthracosia aff regularis (Trueman)

Carbonicola elliptica Wright

Registration No. GSM48640
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 A.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 Geol Surv 1 Manchester p.10 51B

Mem Geol Surv 1 Manchester p.140 51B

Trueman & Weir 1951 Mon Carb non-marine Lamell VI (Palaeont Soc) p.157 plxxi.,fig39

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 Pt II p.40 plii.,fig2,2a,2b

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