Barnhill Quarry (Bone Bed) (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Chipping Sodbury

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.5° N, 2.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 1.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westbury Formation (Penarth Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; pebbly siliciclastic sediments

• "quartz pebbles" but no other description

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Reynolds in 1936

Primary reference: W. A. Macfadyen. 1970. Geological Highlights of the West Country. A Nature Conservancy Handbook 1-296 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163305: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 23.10.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Diapsida -
Rysosteus sp. Owen 1842 diapsid
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
"Gyrolepis alberti" = Gyrolepis albertii
"Gyrolepis alberti" = Gyrolepis albertii Agassiz 1834
 Palaeonisciformes - Birgeriidae
Birgeria acuminata Agassiz 1843
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Sargodon tomicus Plieninger 1847
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1834 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes -
"Acrodus minimus" = Lissodus minimus
"Acrodus minimus" = Lissodus minimus Agassiz 1839 elasmobranch