Craig Head Quarry, 3 miles east of Girvan, Kiln Mudstone Member (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Craighead

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.3° N, 4.9° W: paleocoordinates 20.5° S, 28.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kiln Mudstone Member (Craighead Formation), Cheneyan (452.5 - 451.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: V. Jaanusson and L. Ramsköld. 1993. Pterygometopine Trilobites from the Ordovician of Baltoscandia. Palaeontology 36(4):743-769 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 169254: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 13.05.2015, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
"Encrinurus praecursor" = Celtencrinurus praecursor2
"Encrinurus praecursor" = Celtencrinurus praecursor2 Tripp 1954 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
 Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae
Pleurocystites mitratus n. sp.1 Regnell and Paul 1981