Grange Hill (Ordovician of Ireland)

Also known as Was: Duncannon Group, Grange Hill, Ireland

Where: Lenister, Ireland (53.5° N, 7.2° W: paleocoordinates 23.2° S, 31.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dicranograptus caudatus graptolite zone, Grange Hill Member (Grange Allen Formation), Longvillian (457.5 - 455.8 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; siltstone and mudstone

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 55710: 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
 Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae
Harpidella sp. McCoy 1849 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Deacybele arenosa McCoy 1846 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene cf. forcipata M'Coy 1846 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx austinii trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
Broeggerolithus nicholsoni Reed 1910 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Autoloxolichas laxatus" = Allolichas laxatus McCoy 1846 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Sowerbyella sericea" = Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) sericea
"Sowerbyella sericea" = Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) sericea Sowerby 1839
 Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae
Chonetoidea sp. Jones 1928
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
Leptestiina oepiki Whittington 1938
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp. Dalman 1828
Hedstroemina sp. Bancroft 1929
? Kjerulfina sp. Bancroft 1929
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
? Strophomena sp. Rafinesque and De Blainville 1824
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
? Salopia sp. Williams 1955
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthambonites" sp. Pander 1830
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella cf. actoniae de Sowerby and Murchison 1839
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Orthida - Cremnorthidae
Cremnorthis parva Williams 1963
 Orthida - Rhactorthidae
Rhactorthis sp. Williams 1963
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Bivalvia
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Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida -
Conulariida indet. Miller and Gurley 1896 jellyfish