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Fossil specimen : BGS Ze4208 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia subrecta
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthracosia subrecta

Registration No. Ze4208
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hughes, HW 1937
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - roof of Heathen Coal - Upper modiolaris zone.
Country England
Locality Moxley Colliery - 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 VI p.155 plxx.,fig1

Trueman AE Geol Mag LXXVII p.31 3f,g

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