Downton Bone Bed: Pridoli, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Conodonta - Prioniodontida
Oulodus sp. Branson and Mehl 1933
3 specimens
Conodonta - Prioniodontida - Distomodontidae
Coryssognathus dubius (Wang 1980)
70 specimens
Conodonta - Ozarkodinida - Spathognathodontodae
Ozarkodina excavata (Branson and Mehl 1933)
9 specimens
recombined as Hindeodella excavata
Conodonta - Ozarkodinida
Ozarkodina remscheidensis Ziegler 1960
1 specimen
recombined as Nicollidina remscheidensis
Subspecies "Ozarkodina remscheidensis eosteinhornensis (1)"
Ozarkodina confluens (Rhodes 1953)
100 specimens
original and current combination Trichonodella symmetrica
Thelodus sp. Agassiz 1839
100 specimens
Thelodus parvidens Agassiz 1839
10 specimens
Thelodus trilobatus Hoppe 1931
10 specimens
Agnatha - Loganelliformes - Loganelliidae
Paralogania ludlowiensis (Gross 1967)
200 specimens
see common names

Country:United Kingdom
Coordinates: 52.0° North, 3.0° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:24.5° South, 12.0° West
Geographic resolution:basin
Period:Silurian Epoch:Pridoli
10 m.y. bin:Silurian 2
Key time interval:Pridoli
Age range of interval:423.00000 - 419.20000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Whitcliffe Formation:Downton Castle Sandstone Member:Platyschisma Shale
Stratigraphy comments: lowermost Pridoli
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:carbonate indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:microfossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some macrofossils
Reason for describing collection:paleoecologic analysis
Collection method comments: Based on Calef and Hancock 1974 (ref. 6660). Abundance data are given, but only brachiopods are treated in detail. This is similar to PBDB coll. 523, but that collections are not identical.
Database number:179262
Authorizer:W. Kiessling Enterer:M. Krause
Modifier:M. Krause Research group:marine invertebrate,micropaleontology,vertebrate
Created:2016-06-09 03:15:46 Last modified:2016-10-27 09:01:16
Access level:authorizer only Released:2017-06-09 03:15:46
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

59333. T. Märss and C. G. Miller. 2004. Thelodonts and distribution of associated conodonts from the Llandovery-lowermost Lochkovian of the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology 47(5):1211-1265 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/E. Ito]