Cliff Quarry, 450 yards W27˚S of Compton Martin Church, Compton Martin, Mar (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 0.6° W: paleocoordinates 6.4° S, 4.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: D2 Member (Hotwells Formation), Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. L. Batten. 1966. The Lower Carboniferous gastropod fauna from the Hotwells Limestone of Compton Martin, Somerset. Part I. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 119(509):1-52 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 57131: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 02.12.2005

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Taxonomic list

• Gastropods described and detailed in abundance. Other taxa identifed as generic occurrences.
unclassified
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Cyclogyra
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Fusulinina
 Endothyroidea - Bradyinidae
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Palaeotextularoidea - Biseriamminidae
Globivalvulina sp. Schubert 1921
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
Chileata
 Dictyonellida - Isogrammidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
Brachythyris sp. M'Coy 1844
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sp. King 1850
Rostroconchia
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Conocardium sp. Bronn 1835
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Promytilus sp. Newell 1942 mussel
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Sanguinolites sp. M'Coy 1844 clam
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Solenomorpha sp. Cockerell 1903 clam
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Edmondia sp. de Koninck 1841 clam
Gastropoda
 Cycloneritimorpha - Trachyspiridae
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) variata" = Trachydoma variata
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) variata" = Trachydoma variata Phillips 1836 snail
 Neritoina - Delphinulopsidae
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) sigaretiformis" = Marmolatella sigaretiformis, "Naticopsis (Marmolatella) ampliata" = Marmolatella ampliata
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) sigaretiformis" = Marmolatella sigaretiformis de Koninck 1881 snail
"Naticopsis (Marmolatella) ampliata" = Marmolatella ampliata Phillips 1836 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) catillus" = Euomphalus catillus Martin 1793 snail
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) amaenus" = Straparollus (Euomphalus) elegans de Koninck 1881 snail
"Straparollus (Straparollus) planorbiformis" = Straparollus planorbiformis de Koninck 1881 snail
Straparollus (Straparollus) dionysii de Montfort 1810 snail
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
Anomphalus umbilicoliratus n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Straparella umbilicata n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Straparella fallax de Koninck 1844 snail
Tychonia omaliana de Koninck 1844 snail
 Euomphalina - Microdomatidae
"Microdoma uniserrata n. sp." = Kinkaidia uniserrata, "Microdoma triserrata n. sp." = Kinkaidia triserrata, Microdoma bicrenulata
"Microdoma uniserrata n. sp." = Kinkaidia uniserrata Batten 1966 snail
"Microdoma triserrata n. sp." = Kinkaidia triserrata Batten 1966 snail
Microdoma bicrenulata de Koninck 1883 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Rhineoderma hotwellsensis Batten 1966 snail
[entered as Rhineoderma hotwellensis]
 Prosobranchia - Acteoninidae
Acteonina carbonaria de Koninck 1843 snail
 Prosobranchia - Meekospiridae
Ceraunocochlis polyphemoides de Koninck 1881 snail
Girtyspira fusiformis de Koninck 1881 snail
Meekospira cf. peracuta Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
 Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae
Platyzona sp. Knight 1945 snail
Platyzona cirriformis Sowerby 1815 snail
"Stegocoelia (Stegocoelia) compacta" = Stegocoelia compacta Donald 1889 snail
Cerithioides sp. Haughton 1859 snail
Cerithioides telescopium Haughton 1859 snail
 Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae
"Palaeostylus (? Stephanozyga) rugiferus" = Nodozyga rugifera Phillips 1836 snail
Microptychis wrighti Longstaff 1912 snail
Microptychis constricta Sowerby 1821 snail
Hemizyga (? Hemizyga) bilineata n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Hemizyga (? Hemizyga) heliciforma n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Hemizyga (Hemizyga) clathratula Young and Armstrong 1874 snail
 Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae
"Murchisonia (Donaldospira) pertusa n. subgen." = Donaldospira pertusa, "Murchisonia (Murchisonia) ? verneuiliana" = Donaldospira verneuiliana, "Stegocoelia (? Hypergonia) sp." = Hypergonia, "Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) quadricarinata" = Hypergonia quadricarinata, "Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) percarinata" = Hypergonia percarinata, Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) cf. acuminata, "Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) kirkbyi" = Hypergonia kirkbyi, Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) cincta
"Murchisonia (Donaldospira) pertusa n. subgen." = Donaldospira pertusa de Koninck 1883 snail
"Murchisonia (Murchisonia) ? verneuiliana" = Donaldospira verneuiliana de Koninck 1844 snail
"Stegocoelia (? Hypergonia) sp." = Hypergonia Donald 1892 snail
"Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) quadricarinata" = Hypergonia quadricarinata M'Coy 1844 snail
"Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) percarinata" = Hypergonia percarinata Longstaff 1926 snail
"Stegocoelia (Hypergonia) kirkbyi" = Hypergonia kirkbyi Donald 1892 snail
 Heterostropha - Donaldinidae
Donaldina nana de Koninck 1881 snail
Donaldina pulchra de Koninck 1881 snail
Donaldina quadrata Donald 1898 snail
Donaldina costatula Donald 1885 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon (Bellerophon) costatus, "Bellerophon (Bellerophon) meeki" = Waagenella meeki, "Bellerophon (Bellerophon) sowerbyi" = Waagenella sowerbyi, "Knightites (Retispira) keynianus" = Retispira keyniana, "Knightites (Retispira) exilis" = Retispira exilis
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) meeki" = Waagenella meeki de Koninck 1883 snail
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) sowerbyi" = Waagenella sowerbyi de Ferrusac and d'Orbigny 1840 snail
"Knightites (Retispira) keynianus" = Retispira keyniana de Koninck 1844 snail
"Knightites (Retispira) exilis" = Retispira exilis de Koninck 1883 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemites dorbignii Portlock 1843 snail
"Euphemites urii" = Euphemites urei Fleming 1828 snail
Euphemites konincki Weir 1931 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
"Naticopsis (Naticopsis) gracilis n. sp." = Naticopsis ableptis Batten 1974 snail
Naticopsis (Naticopsis) consimilis de Koninck 1881 snail
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
Hesperiella sp. Holzapfel 1889 snail
Hesperiella thomsoni de Koninck 1883 snail
Porcellia puzo Léveillé 1835 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
? Peruvispira deornata de Koninck 1883 snail
Salterospira plectata n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Salterospira tabulata n. gen. n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Mourlonia placida de Koninck 1883 snail
Mourlonia carinata Sowerby 1813 snail
Mourlonia striata Sowerby 1815 snail
Luciellina ? helicinoides M'Coy 1844 snail
Luciellina poolvashensis n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Spiroscala intricata n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Tropidostropha compta Batten 1966 snail
Gosseletina nodosa n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Gosseletina portlockiana de Koninck 1844 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Aclisina sp. de Koninck 1881 snail
Aclisina striatula de Koninck 1844 snail
Glyphodeta zonata Donald 1887 snail
 Murchisoniina - Pithodeidae
"Platyzona tornatilis" = Pithodea tornatilis, Pithodea amplissima
"Platyzona tornatilis" = Pithodea tornatilis Phillips 1836 snail
Pithodea amplissima de Koninck 1881 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Ianthinopsis sp., Ianthinopsis conspicua, "Ianthinopsis ventricosa" = Strobeus ventricosus, "Soleniscus acutus" = Macrochilina acuta, "Ianthinopsis rectilinea" = Strobeus rectilinea
Ianthinopsis sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 snail
Ianthinopsis conspicua de Koninck 1881 snail
"Ianthinopsis ventricosa" = Strobeus ventricosus de Koninck 1881 snail
"Soleniscus acutus" = Macrochilina acuta Sowerby 1827 snail
"Ianthinopsis rectilinea" = Strobeus rectilinea Phillips 1836 snail
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
Palaeozygopleura benniana, "Palaeozygopleura scalarioidea" = Palaeozygopleura scalaroides
Palaeozygopleura benniana Longstaff 1933 snail
"Palaeozygopleura scalarioidea" = Palaeozygopleura scalaroides Phillips 1836 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae
? Tapinotomaria spinosa n. sp. Batten 1966 snail
Shansiella globosa Thomas 1940 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae
Baylea spirolirata Batten 1966 snail
Baylea yvanii Léveillé 1835 snail
"Scalitina tabulata" = Baylea tabulata Phillips 1836 snail
Borestus sp. Thomas 1940 snail
Borestus similis de Koninck 1883 snail
 Trochoidea - Araeonematidae
Yunnania sp. Mansuy 1912 snail
Yunnania semicancellata de Koninck 1881 snail
Tergomya
 Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae
Lepetopsis phillipsi de Koninck 1883
Lepetopsis retrorsa Phillips 1836
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Lithostrotion sp. Fleming 1828 horn coral
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Dibunophyllum sp. Thomson and Nicholson 1876 horn coral
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Lonsdaleia sp. McCoy 1849 horn coral
 Heterocorallia - Heterophylliidae
Hexaphyllia sp. Shtukenberg 1904 horn coral