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Fossil specimen : BGS Zh3019 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconaia ?varians (Melville)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthraconaia ?varians (Melville)

Registration No. Zh3019
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Stobbs, JT. 1942
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Upper similis-pulchra zone 58ft below Knowles Coal.
Country England
Locality Great Fenton Colliery - N Staffs.
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 ]


Melville RV 1946 Ann & Mag Nat Hist Vol XIII Ser 11 p.331 plvi.,fgi5 7a

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