Unspecified localities [Baggy Formation] (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.1° N, 4.0° W: paleocoordinates 19.0° S, 1.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baggy Formation, Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• AGE: Thought to be uppermost Devonian (Wocklumeria).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone and shale

• ENVIRONMENT: Offshore shallow-water.
• LITHOLOGY: "..interbedded fined-grained sandstones, siltstones and shales, with thicker buff fine and medium-grained feldspathic and micaceous surgary sandstones..." "predominantly shales and siltstones despite their name". LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.

Primary reference: M. R. W. Ambler. 1992. Shallow marine bivalves at the Devonian/Carboniferous boundary from the Velbert Anticline (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge). Annales de la Societie géologique de Belgique 115(2):405-423 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162210: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 20.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to characteristic bivalves. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and some species-resolution identifications.
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo lirata Phillips 1841 clam