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Fossil specimen : BGS Hs2239 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconaia hindi (Wright)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anthraconaia hindi (Wright)

Registration No. Hs2239
Collector Survey 1929
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures above Worsley Four Foot Seam - Upper similis-pulchra zone (Pulchra sone WBW).
Country England
Locality Farnworth Cemetery Brickworks - R. Croal - Bolton - 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 AE 1938 Geol Mag Vol LXXV p.466 3b

Wright WB 1930 Mem & Proc Manch Lit & Phil Soc Vol 74 No 3 p.44

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