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Fossil specimen : BGS Ze4203 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia disjuncta Davies & Trueman
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthracosia disjuncta Davies & Trueman

Registration No. Ze4203
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hughes, HW 1937
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Hob & Jack horizon - Modiolaris/S-Pulchra Zone boundary.
Country England
Locality Bilston - S Staffs.
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.134-135 plxx.,fig23

Trueman AE Geol Mag Vol LXXVII p.34 5b

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