Bardahessiagh River (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (54.6° N, 6.9° W: paleocoordinates 19.1° S, 27.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Killey Bridge Formation, Cautleyan (449.2 - 448.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; mudstone and siltstone

• "blue gray micaceous mudstone and siltstone band about 15 cm thick"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: W. I. Mitchell. 1977. The Ordovician Brachiopoda from Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone. The Palaeontographical Society Monographs 130(545):1-138 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163261: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 18.10.2014, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
Dicoelosia simulata Mitchell 1977
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Dalmanella testudinaria Dalman 1828
Dalmanella testudinaria transversa
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
Plaesiomys porcata M'Coy 1846
Plaesiomys porcata lata
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella cf. actoniae de Sowerby and Murchison 1839
 Orthida - Archaeorthidae
Diplonorthis portlocki Mitchell 1977
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Barbarorthis sp. Opik 1934
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae
Chonetoidea radiatula Barrande 1879
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
"Leangella discuneata" = Diambonia discuneata Lamont 1935
Leptestiina aff. oepiki Whittington 1938
 Strophomenida - Eopholidostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Strophomena cancellata Portlock 1843
Gunnarella corrugatella Portlock 1843
Actinomena sp. Opik 1930
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
Glyptomeninae indet. Williams 1965
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena rugosa Dalman 1828
Kjerulfina cf. polycyma Bancroft 1929
 Strophomenida - Stropheodontidae
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Oxoplecia sp. Wilson 1913
 Billingsellida - Clitambonitidae
Vellamo sp. Opik 1930
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
"Lingulella brevis" = Palaeoglossa attenuata
"Lingulella brevis" = Palaeoglossa attenuata Sowerby 1839
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Petrocrania sp. Raymond 1910