Chudleigh, North Devon (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.6° N, 3.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° S, 21.3° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lummaton Shell Bed Formation (Torquay Group), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Sometimes considered to be the basal member of the Barton Limestone or the basal part of the Barton Limestone member of the Torquay Limestone formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: G. F. Whidborne. 1892. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume II - Part I. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh (continued). Palaeontographical Society Monograph 45:1-56 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154672: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 28.02.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae
"Conocardium hystericum" = Hippocardia hystericum
"Conocardium hystericum" = Hippocardia hystericum von Schlotheim 1820
 Neritoina - Plagiothyridae
"Monodonta archon n. sp." = Plagiothyra archon3, Dirachis atavus n. gen. n. sp.1
"Monodonta archon n. sp." = Plagiothyra archon3 Whidborne 1889 snail
Dirachis atavus n. gen. n. sp.1 Whidborne 1891 snail
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
"Littorina subcostata" = Paffrathopsis subcostata3, "Liotia brevis" = Devononerita brevis1
"Littorina subcostata" = Paffrathopsis subcostata3 Dechen 1832 snail
"Liotia brevis" = Devononerita brevis1 Sowerby 1827 snail
 Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae
"Phorus philosophus n. sp." = Pseudomphalotrochus philosophus3
"Phorus philosophus n. sp." = Pseudomphalotrochus philosophus3 Whidborne 1889 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Littorina devonica n. sp." = Spiranodus devonica3
"Littorina devonica n. sp." = Spiranodus devonica3 Whidborne 1889 snail
 Heterostropha - Donaldinidae
"Murchisonia margarita n. sp." = Turridina margarita2
"Murchisonia margarita n. sp." = Turridina margarita2 Whidborne 1892 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon lineatus2 Dechen 1832 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Pleurotomaria delphinuloides" = Euryzone delphinuloides2, "Pleurotomaria trochoides" = Whidbornia trochoides2
"Pleurotomaria delphinuloides" = Euryzone delphinuloides2 von Schlotheim 1820 snail
"Pleurotomaria trochoides" = Whidbornia trochoides2 Whidborne 1889 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia vicariana n. sp.2 Whidborne 1892 snail
Murchisonia turbinata2 Bronn 1856 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"Macrochilina arculata" = Bensbergia arculata1, Macrochilina imbricata1
"Macrochilina arculata" = Bensbergia arculata1 von Schlotheim 1820 snail
Macrochilina imbricata1 Sowerby 1827 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
"Holopella duplisulcata" = Stylonema hennahiana1, "Loxonema reticulatum" = Clathronema reticulata1
"Holopella duplisulcata" = Stylonema hennahiana1 Sedgwick and Murchison 1840 snail
"Loxonema reticulatum" = Clathronema reticulata1 Phillips 1841 snail
 Pleurotomariida -
"Pleurotomaria chudleighensis" = Agniesella chudleighensis2
"Pleurotomaria chudleighensis" = Agniesella chudleighensis2 Whidborne 1889 snail