Desertcreat (Ordovician to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Desertcreight

Where: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (54.6° N, 6.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.1° S, 27.2° W)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Killey Bridge Formation, Pusgillian to Pusgillian (449.5 - 448.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; gray, calcareous mudstone

• "stable deep-shelf environment"
• dark grey calcareous mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. P. Tripp. 1957. The trilobite Encrinurus multisegmentatus (Portlock) and allied Middle and Upper Ordovician species. Palaeontology 1(1):60-72 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171675: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 16.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
"Phacops truncatocaudatus" = Achatella truncatocaudata1
"Phacops truncatocaudatus" = Achatella truncatocaudata1 Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
"Amphion multisegmentatus n. sp." = Erratencrinurus (Celtencrinurus) multisegmentatus2
"Amphion multisegmentatus n. sp." = Erratencrinurus (Celtencrinurus) multisegmentatus2 Portlock 1843 trilobite