Kilmersdon Colliery tip, no. 9 seam (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (51.3° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 0.1° S, 9.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: tenuis other zone, Farrington Formation, Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified mudstone

• Somerset coalfield, deposited in Variscan foreland basin

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by H. Bailey, R. Aldous; reposited in the BMNH

• Counterpart in the Department of Geology, University of Sheffield

Primary reference: T. Ambrose and M. Romano. 1972. New upper Carboniferous Chelicerata (Arthropoda) from Somerset, England. Palaeontology 15:569-578 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162731: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.10.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Euproopidae
"Euproops kilmersdonensis n. sp." = Euproops danae
"Euproops kilmersdonensis n. sp." = Euproops danae Meek and Worthen 1865
BMNH It. 61012-61018
Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Eophrynidae
"Eophrynus jugatus n. sp." = Pleophrynus verrucosus
"Eophrynus jugatus n. sp." = Pleophrynus verrucosus Pocock 1911
BMNH It. 61019