Lime Kiln Bay, near Portrane (Ordovician of Ireland)

Also known as Portraine; locality C of Gardiner & Reynolds (1897, Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 53); locality 2 of Wright (1963, Bull. BMNH Geol. 8)

Where: Leinster, Ireland (53.5° N, 6.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° S, 19.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Portrane Limestone Formation (Duncannon Group), Cautleyan (449.5 - 445.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, replaced with calcite

Reposited in the SM

• GSI = Geological Survey of Ireland

•SM = Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge, UK

Primary reference: D. H. Evans. 2002. Some Additional Ordovician and Silurian Cephalopods from Ireland. In P. N. Wyse Jackson, M. A. Parkes and R. Wood (eds.), Studies in Palaeozoic palaeontology and biostratigraphy in honour of Charles Hepworth Holland. Special Papers in Paleontology 67:77-96 [B. Kröger/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89130: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 06.05.2009, edited by Björn Kröger and Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Oxoplecia cooperi3 Wright 1964
Oxoplecia cf. plicata3 Wiman 1907
Triplesia hintsae1 Cocks 2014
Streptis monilifera3 M'Coy 1846
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
Kullervo complectens3 Wiman 1907
Kullervo complectens albida
 Billingsellida - Clitambonitidae
Vellamo sp.3 Opik 1930
Vellamo sulculata3 Wright 1964
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
Laticrura erecta3 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Saukrodictyidae
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
Dicoelosia lata3 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Bancroftina sp.3 Sinclair 1946
Isorthis bailyi3 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Harknessellidae
Reuschella sp.3 Bancroft 1928
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
Glyptorthis maritima3 Wright 1964
Glyptorthis maritima magna
Spinorthis geniculata3 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Orthidae
Taphrorthis sp.3, "Orthambonites humilidorsatus" = Sulevorthis humilidorsatus3
Taphrorthis sp.3 Cooper 1956
"Orthambonites humilidorsatus" = Sulevorthis humilidorsatus3 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella actoniae3 de Sowerby and Murchison 1839
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
Plaesiomys porcata3 M'Coy 1846
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Hesperorthis sp.3 Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Orthida - Orthidiellidae
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Hebertella sp.3 Hall and Clarke 1892
Plectorthis sp.3 Hall and Clarke 1892
Schizophorella fallax3 Salter 1846
Schizophorella fallax silicis
 Orthida - Rhactorthidae
Rhactorthis sp.3 Williams 1963
 Orthida - Giraldiellidae
Scaphorthis sulcata3 Wright 1964
Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Ephippelasmatidae
? Ephippelasma sp.2 Cooper 1956
 Acrotretida - Scaphelasmatidae
Scaphelasma sp.2 Cooper 1956
 Acrotretida - Eoconulidae
Eoconulus transversus2 Wright 1963
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Spondylotreta parva2 Wright 1963
 Lingulida - Trematidae
Trematis sp.2 Sharpe 1848
 Lingulida - Discinidae
Schizotreta sp.2 Kutorga 1848
Schizotreta concava2 Wright 1963
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp.2 d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Rowellella minuta2 Wright 1963
Lingulella sp.2 Salter 1866
Leptobolus rarus2 Wright 1963
 Lingulida - Paterulidae
Paterula cf. perfecta2 Cooper 1956
 Siphonotretida - Siphonotretidae
Multispinula sp.2 Rowell 1962
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
"Philhedrella celtica" = Petrocrania2, Acanthocrania sp.2
"Philhedrella celtica" = Petrocrania2
Acanthocrania sp.2 Williams 1943
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Tripteroceratidae
? Allumettoceras sp. Foerste 1926
GSI F08541, F10926; SM A16187