Fallaghloon, Maghera (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (54.9° N, 6.7° W: paleocoordinates 2.6° N, 6.0° E)

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; yellow shale and sandstone

• From the yellow sandstone shale.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences)

•Mr. Griffith Collection at Dublin

Primary reference: F. M'Coy. 1848. On some new Fossil Fish of the Carboniferous Period. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Second Series 2:1-10 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132819: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 28.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Psammosteiformes - Psammosteidae
Psammosteus vermicularis n. sp. M'Coy 1848