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Fossil specimen : BGS He2987 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia cf concinna (Wright)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthracosia cf concinna (Wright)

Carbonicola cf concinna (Wright)

Registration No. He2987
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 (Pulchra zone WBW)
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 ]


Trueman & Weir 1951 Mon Carb non-marine Lamell CV Pt 5 Pal Soc plxviii.,fig27

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 No 4 Pt II as paratype of A acutella p.45

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