Minuntion, Girvan (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.2° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 22.2° S, 30.6° W)

When: Nemagraptus gracilis graptolite zone, Stinchar Formation, Aurelucian (460.9 - 457.5 Ma)

• Amorphognathus inaequalis conodont zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mudstone and nodular limestone

• Mudstones with nodular limestones.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: J. D. Longstaff. 1924. Descriptions of Gasteropoda, chiefly in Mrs. Robert Gray's collection, from the Ordovician and Lower Silurian of Girvan. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 80(4):408-446 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171721: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 17.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
"Lophospira excavata" = Lophospira milleri2, "Ectomaria exigua n. sp." = Ectomaria prisca3, "Ectomaria girvanensis n. sp." = Ectomaria prisca3
"Lophospira excavata" = Lophospira milleri2 Miller 1877 snail
"Ectomaria exigua n. sp." = Ectomaria prisca3 Billings 1859 snail
"Ectomaria girvanensis n. sp." = Ectomaria prisca3 Billings 1859 snail
 Euomphalina - Lesueurillidae
"Lesueurilla scotica" = Mestoronema scotica, "Liospira disciformis" = Pararaphistoma disciformis
"Lesueurilla scotica" = Mestoronema scotica Longstaff 1924 snail
"Liospira disciformis" = Pararaphistoma disciformis Longstaff 1924 snail
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
"Maclurea sedgwicki" = Maclurina sedgwicki
"Maclurea sedgwicki" = Maclurina sedgwicki Longstaff 1924 snail
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
"Sinuites maccallumi" = Strangulites maccallumi1
"Sinuites maccallumi" = Strangulites maccallumi1 Cowper Reed 1921 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Salpingostoma buccinoideum" = Groomodiscus buccinoideum1
"Salpingostoma buccinoideum" = Groomodiscus buccinoideum1 Cowper Reed 1921 snail
 Cyrtonellida - Cyrtolitidae
Cyrtolites craigensis1 Cowper Reed 1921