Ballygarvan Bridge (Ordovician of Ireland)

Also known as Was: Duncannon Group, Ballygarvan Bridge, Ireland

Where: Lenister, Ireland (53.5° N, 7.2° W: paleocoordinates 23.3° S, 31.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• PJW: Was "Middle" member, but that is Soudleyan & Diplograptus foliaceus zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; siltstone

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55703: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Zack Krug on 03.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
Calyptaulax sp. n. sp. Cooper 1930 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Cybelinae indet. Holliday 1942 trilobite
Deacybele arenosa McCoy 1846 trilobite
Atractopyge aff. dentata Esmark 1833 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx austinii trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Autoloxolichas laxatus" = Allolichas laxatus
"Autoloxolichas laxatus" = Allolichas laxatus McCoy 1846 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Sowerbyella sp. Jones 1928
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
? Salopia sp. Williams 1955
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella cf. actoniae de Sowerby and Murchison 1839
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Rhombifera
 Caryocystitidacea - Echinosphaeritidae
Echinosphaerites sp. Wahlenberg 1818