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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48638 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosphaerium cycloquadrata Wright
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthracosphaerium cycloquadrata Wright

Carbonicola cycloquadrata Wright

Registration No. GSM48638
Collector survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments 280ft above Platt mine Trencherbone,Modiolaris Formerly LT 340
Country England
Locality Moston Colliery - Manchester - Lancs.
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 ]


Mem Geol Surv 1 85 Manchester p.140 fig.51C

Trueman & Weir 1955 Mon Pal Soc Carboniferous Non Marine Lamellibranchs p.202 pl 27fig 26

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 II p.41 pl.2,fig 8

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