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Fossil specimen : BGS LT361 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Anthracosia regularis (Trueman)

Carbonicola elliptica Wright

Registration No. LT361
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 - 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 ]


Trueman & Weir 1952 Mon Carb non-marine Lamell Pt VI (Palaeont Soc) p.157-158

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 II p.40

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