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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49554 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconaia warei (Dix & Trueman)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anthraconaia warei (Dix & Trueman)

Registration No. GSM49554
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Ware, WD. 1931
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Upper similis-pulchra zone - Black Band Ironstone above Lower Cefn Coed Marine Band. Depth 1680ft.
Country Wales
Locality Cefn Coed Colliery - Glam.
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 ]


Dix & Trueman 1931 Q J G S Vol 87 pl17 figs12a b

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