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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48641 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosphaerium? radiatum (Wright)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthracosphaerium? radiatum (Wright)

Registration No. GSM48641
Collector Survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures 100ft above Bradford Top Mine - BC7 - Lower Similis-Pulchra zone. 1" = 85.
Country England
Locality Bradford Colliery - Manchester.
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 56D

Trueman & Weir 1954 Mon Palaeont Soc Brit Carb N-m-lamell Pt VII p.188-189 pl24.,fig37

Wright WB 1928 Summ Prog for 1928 Pt II p.46 pli.,fig8

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