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Fossil specimen : BGS He3030 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola os-lancis Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Carbonicola os-lancis Wright

Registration No. He3030
Collector survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Modiolaris zone,below Blenfire Coal
Country England
Locality Lowside Brickworks - Glodwick - Oldham.
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 ]


Trueman & Weir 1948 Pal Soc Mon pl,X,fig.3

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 II p.329

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