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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49129 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Anthraconaia hindi (Wright)

Registration No. GSM49129
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 Feet Seam - Upper similis-pulchra zone (Pulchra zone 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 ]


Mem Geol Surv 1 85 Manchester p.150 59

Trueman AE 1938 Geol Mag Vol LXXV p.466 3a

Wright WB 1930 Mem & Proc Manch Lit & Phil Soc Vol 74 No 3 p.44-45 pli.,fig1,1a,1b

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