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Fossil specimen : BGS LT1470 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Anthracosphaerium? radiatum (Wright)

Carbonicola radiatum (Wright)

Registration No. LT1470
Collector Survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - BC7 - 100ft above Bradford Top Mine - Similis-Pulchra zone (Pulchra zonw WBW). 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 ]


Trueman & Weir 1954 Mon Palaeont Soc Carb Non-Marine-Lamell Pt VII p.188-189 pl24.,fig38

Wright WB 1929 Summ Prog for 1928 Pt II No 3 p.46

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