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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48651 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Carbonicola os-lancis Wright

Registration No. GSM48651
Collector survey 1928
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly He 4060,roof of Trencherbone Mine,Modiolaris zone
Country England
Locality Astley Green Colliery,SE of Tyldesley,Lancashire
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 85 Manchester p.139 fig.50A

Trueman & Weir 1948 Pal Soc Mon pl,X,fig.1

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 II p.38 pl.2,fig5

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