Publications relating to this work
The following list of research publications and popular articles
refer to the work carried out on the Bickershaw and Westhoughton material. All of the
figured material resides in the Horrocks collection in the Manchester Museum, University
of Manchester. If you are interested in working on any aspect of this collection, please contact
Dr John Nudds (Keeper of Geology) at the Manchester Museum.
Please mention that you heard about this material from this webpage.
Anderson, L. I. & Horrocks, C. A. 1995. Valloisella lievinensis (Racheboeuf, 1992) from the Westphalian B of England.
Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie, 11, 647-658.
Anderson, L. I., Dunlop, J. A., Horrocks, C. A.,Winkelmann, H. M. & Eagar, R. M. C. 1997.
Exceptionally preserved fossils from Bickershaw, Lancashire, UK (Upper Carboniferous, Westphalian A (Langsettian)).
Geological Journal, 32, 197-210.
Anderson, L. I., Dunlop, J. A., Eagar, R. M. C., Horrocks, C. A. & Wilson, H. M. 1999. Soft-bodied
fossils from the roof shales of the Wigan Four Fott coal seam, Westhoughton, Lancashire, UK. Geological
Magazine, 135, 321-329.
Dunlop, J. A & Horrocks, C. A. 1996. A new specimen of the Carboniferous trigonotarbid arachnid Maiocercus
celticus (Pocock, 1902) from Lancashire, UK. Geological Magazine, 134, 369-381.
Dunlop, J. A & Horrocks, C. A. 1997. Phalangiotarbid arachnids from the Coal Measures of
Lancashire, UK. Geological Magazine, 134, 369-381.
Anderson, L. I. 1999. Konservat-Lagerstatten of the Lancashire coalfield: exceptional preservation as the norm. The
North West Geologist, 9, 28-35.