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Fossil specimen : BGS He2982 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosia acutella (Wright)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthracosia acutella (Wright)

Carbonicola acutella (Wright)

Registration No. He2982
Collector survey 1927
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Ashclough Coal Horizon
Country England
Locality R.Irwell - Section below Weir - Little Lever - Lancs.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Lower similis pulchra
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (308 – 319 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Trueman & Weir 1951 Mon Brit Carb Non Marine Lamellibranchs Pal Soc CV V pl.XVIII,fig.26

Wright 1929 Summer Prog for 1928 II p.45

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