Burn north of dam, 300 yards SWS of Trochrague, 2 miles NE of Girvan (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.3° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.5° S, 28.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kiln Mudstone Member (Craighead Formation), Cheneyan (452.5 - 451.3 Ma)

• Candela & Harper (2014) say Early Katian.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; coarse-grained, calcareous sandstone

• Greywacke

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. Williams. 1962. The Barr and lower Ardmillan series (Caradoc) of the Girvan District, south-west Ayrshire, with descriptions of the Brachiopoda. Memoir - Geological Society of London 3:1-267 [M. Patzkowsky/Z. Krug/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164953: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 08.01.2015

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Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Pachyglossella sp.1 Cooper 1960
 Lingulida - Discinidae
Craniata
 Trimerellida - Trimerellidae
"Obolellina aff. dixonensis" = Eodinobolus dixonensis
"Obolellina aff. dixonensis" = Eodinobolus dixonensis Cooper 1956
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Paucicrura eximia Williams 1962
 Orthida - Draboviidae
"Pionodema girvanensis" = Pionodema girvaniensis
"Pionodema girvanensis" = Pionodema girvaniensis Davidson 1868
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
Laticrura sp. Cooper 1956
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthambonites playfairi" = Sulevorthis playfairi
"Orthambonites playfairi" = Sulevorthis playfairi Reed 1917
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
Catazyga arcana Williams 1962
 Rhynchonellida - Oligorhynchiidae
Oligorhynchia sp. Cooper 1956
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Anisopleurella sp. Cooper 1956
"Eoplectodonta semirugata" = Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) semirugata Reed 1917
Eoplectodonta semirugata plicata
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
Anoptambonites grayae Davidson 1883
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
"Encrinurus praecursor" = Celtencrinurus praecursor2
"Encrinurus praecursor" = Celtencrinurus praecursor2 Tripp 1954 trilobite