Hill-slope, near Pictish Tower, Bealach Mor (Ordovician to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as locality 12 of Peach et al. 1907, p. 626

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (58.5° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 58.5° N, 4.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Acodus deltatus - Oneotodus costatus conodont zone, Croisaphuill Formation (Durness Group), Tulean to Tulean (485.4 - 471.8 Ma)

• Dolomitic limestones near the base of the Croisaphuill Formation.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; dolomitic limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D.H. Evans. 2011. The Lower Ordovician cephalopod faunas of the Durness Group, North-West Scotland. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London 165:1-131 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188715: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 14.09.2017, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
Euchasma blumenbachi Billings 1859
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
"Lophospira borealis" = Lophospira perangulata Hall 1847 snail
Murchisona (Ectomaria) adelina Billings 1865 snail
 Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae
"Pleurotomaria calcifera" = Ceratopea canadensis
"Pleurotomaria calcifera" = Ceratopea canadensis Billings 1865 snail
 Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae
"Pleurotomaria beekmanensis" = Euconia etna
"Pleurotomaria beekmanensis" = Euconia etna Billings 1865 snail
 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
Cephalopoda
 Discosorida - Apocrinoceratidae
Apocrinoceras sp. Teichert and Glenister 1954
 Endocerida - Piloceratidae