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Fossil specimen : BGS EGP719 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Naiadites angustus Trueman & Weir
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Naiadites angustus Trueman & Weir

Registration No. EGP719
Collector Survey 1952
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - just below BC5 - Middle of Lower Similis-Pulchra zone. 1" = 85. Depth 2296'6"
Country England
Locality NCB Bh A1/2 - Prestwich Asylum - 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 1956 Mon Palaeont Soc Brit Carb N-m-lamell p.248-249 plxxx.,fig6

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