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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48646 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconaia cymbula (Wright)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthraconaia cymbula (Wright)

Anthraconaia librata (Wright)

Registration No. GSM48646
Collector Survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures Ashclough Coal - Lower Similis-Pulchra zone (Pulchra zone WBW). 1" = 85.
Country England
Locality R.Irwell - Section below Weir - Little Lever - Lancs.
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 85 Manchester p.146 56C

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 No 3 p.42 pli.,fig3

Wright WB Summ of Prog for 1936 II p.23

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