Brickwork's Quarry (Brickwork's Quarry Shales Mbr., Tetrapsis bed?) (Ordovician of Ireland)

Where: Leinster, Ireland (53.5° N, 6.1° W: paleocoordinates 51.4° S, 20.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Brickwork's Quarry Shales Member (Knockerk Formation), Burrellian (457.5 - 455.8 Ma)

• "probably from the Tetrapsis Bed"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: NMW = National Museum and Galleries of Wales

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 89135: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 06.05.2009

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Taxonomic list

• for trilobites from the Brickwork's Quarry see PBDB collection no. 50607
 Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae
? Isorthoceras sp. Flower 1962