Kilbride (Ordovician of Ireland)

Also known as Was: Kilbride, Duncannon Group, Caradoc, Ireland

Where: Leinster, Ireland (53.4° N, 7.2° W: paleocoordinates 23.3° S, 31.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dicranograptus caudatus graptolite zone, Upper Member (Campile Formation), Longvillian (457.5 - 455.8 Ma)

• Lower Caradoc

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; siltstone

• Dark siltstones, with very obscure bedding.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. A. Parkes. 1994. The brachiopods of the Duncannon Group (Middle-Upper Ordovician) of southeast Ireland. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum (Geology) 50(2):105-174 [M. Patzkowsky/Z. Krug/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55677: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Zack Krug on 02.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Cybelinae indet. Holliday 1942 trilobite
Deacybele arenosa McCoy 1846 trilobite
Atractopyge aff. dentata Esmark 1833 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
? Hadromeros sp. Lane 1971 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene spp. Shirley 1936 trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Autoloxolichas laxatus" = Allolichas laxatus
"Autoloxolichas laxatus" = Allolichas laxatus McCoy 1846 trilobite
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
? Bicuspina sp. Havlicek 1950
 Strophomenida - Bimuriidae
Bimuria sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1942
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Sowerbyella sericea" = Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) sericea Sowerby 1839
? Anisopleurella sp. Cooper 1956
 Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae
"Chonetoidea cf. abdita" = Sericoidea abdita
"Chonetoidea cf. abdita" = Sericoidea abdita Whittington and Williams 1955
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
Leptestiina oepiki Whittington 1938
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Porambonitidae
Porambonites sp. Pander 1830
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
? Salopia sp. Williams 1955
 Orthida - Saukrodictyidae
Saukrodictya sp. Wright 1964
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthambonites" sp. Pander 1830
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella cf. actoniae de Sowerby and Murchison 1839
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Hesperorthis sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
Platystrophia sp. King 1850
sp. 2
 Orthida - Cremnorthidae
Cremnorthis parva Williams 1963
Lingulata
 Lingulida -
Lingulida indet. Waagen 1885
 Lingulida - Discinidae
Schizotreta sp. Kutorga 1848
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
? Acanthocrania sp. Williams 1943
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Cystoidea
  -
Cystoidea indet. von Buch 1846
Rhombifera
 Caryocystitidacea - Echinosphaeritidae
Echinosphaerites sp. Wahlenberg 1818
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
unclassified
  -
? Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Anthozoa
  -
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida -
Conulariida indet. Miller and Gurley 1896 jellyfish