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Fossil specimen : BGS Zh3220 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthracosphaerium propinquum (Melville)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthracosphaerium propinquum (Melville)

Carbonicola propinquum (Melville)

Provenance
Registration No. Zh3220
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Stobbs,JT 1942
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Roof of 5ft Coal
Location
Country England
Locality Silverdale - N Staffs.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Lower similis-pulchra
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (307 – 313 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]

References
References

Melville RV 1946 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser II XIII VII p.321

Trueman & Weir 1954 Mon Brit Carb Non Marine Lamellibranchs Pal Soc VII p.193 pl.XXV,fig.7-14 26f,k,l,r

Available Images

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