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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM15657 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anthraconauta
Type Status Syntype
Name History


Anthracomya calcifera or calciferus Hind

Registration No. GSM15657
Collector Survey 1898
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Lst at base of Newcastle Series (6" = 11SE)
Country England
Locality Beazley House - 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 ]


Hind 1899 Q J G S p.366 plxxv.,fig15

Weir 1960 Mon Palaeont Soc p.295-297 plxxxii.,fig35

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