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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48652 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola pectorata Wright
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carbonicola pectorata Wright

Carbonicola os-lancis var Wright

Registration No. GSM48652
Collector Survey 1928
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures, above 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 Manchester p.139 50C

Trueman & Weir 1948 Mon Pal Soc plx.,fig14

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 No 4 p.40 plii.,fig7

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