Ladyburn River, Starfish Bed, Bed No. 2 (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.3° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.4° S, 27.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Paraorthograptus pacificus graptolite zone, Farden Member (South Threave Formation), Rawtheyan (448.8 - 445.2 Ma)

• Starfish Beds; anceps zone, Paraorthograptus pacificus subzone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. M. Owens. 1978. The trilobite genera Panarchaeogonus Opik, Isbergia Warburg and Cyamops gen. nov. from the Ordovician of Balto-Scandia and the British Isles. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 58:199-219 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162241: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 21.09.2014, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Scharyiidae
Panarchaeogonus trigodus Warburg 1925 trilobite
1 specimen
 Proetida - Proetidae
Astroproetus whittardi n. sp.1, Warburgella rotundata n. sp.1, "Clypoproetus asteroideus n. gen. n. sp." = Astroproetus asteroideus1, Astroproetus reedi n. gen. n. sp.1
Astroproetus whittardi n. sp.1 Begg 1939 trilobite
Warburgella rotundata n. sp.1 Begg 1939 trilobite
"Clypoproetus asteroideus n. gen. n. sp." = Astroproetus asteroideus1 Begg 1939 trilobite
Astroproetus reedi n. gen. n. sp.1 Begg 1939 trilobite
 Proetida - Otarionidae
"Otarion elongatus n. sp." = Beggaspis elongatum1
"Otarion elongatus n. sp." = Beggaspis elongatum1 Begg 1939 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus trispinosus2 Reed 1914 trilobite
Encrinurus multisegmentatus var. trispinosus