500 yards south-south-east of Glendrissaig Farm (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Glendrissaig

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.2° N, 4.9° W: paleocoordinates 21.5° S, 29.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baltoniodus gerdae conodont zone, Laggan Member (Balclatchie Formation), Burrellian (457.5 - 455.8 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, nodular, gray, red, blue mudstone

• Red-stained, blue-grey, nodular mudstones

Size class: macrofossils

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 192744: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 18.04.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
Calliops brongniarti Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
"Nieszkowskia unica" = Hammannopyge unica Thomson 1857 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Remopleurides sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleuridae
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx hornei trilobite
 Proetida - Aulacopleuridae
 Proetida - Proetidae
 Lichida - Lichidae
Amphilichas sp. Raymond 1905 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae