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Fossil specimen : BGS GM3828 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Carbonicola obliquissima Trueman & Weir
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Carbonicola obliquissima Trueman & Weir

Registration No. GM3828
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Kendrick, PS. 1944
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Roof of Cinder Coal - basla Modilaris zone.
Country England
Locality Pool Lane Colliery - Brownhills Common - Cannock - 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 1947 Pal Soc Monog plvii.,figs21,22

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