south bank of Penwhapple Burn immediately south of the power-house (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Penwhapple Burn (trilobites); =Williams 1962 locality c5

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.2° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 21.2° S, 29.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Climacograptus peltifer graptolite zone, Burnside Conglomerate Member (Balclatchie Formation), Sandbian (458.4 - 453.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, calcareous siltstone and conglomerate

• Spheroidally weathering grits and conglomerates

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by R. P. Tripp

Primary reference: R. P. Tripp. 1980. Trilobites from the Ordovician Balclatchie and lower Ardwell groups of the Girvan district, Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 71:123-145 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 208121: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 20.03.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Trilobita
 Olenida - Olenidae
Porterfieldia caecigena Raymond 1920 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pharostomatidae
Thulincola immanis n. sp. Tripp 1980 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Sphaerocoryphe sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
Pandaspinapyga sp. Esker and Levin 1964 trilobite
Sphaerexochus sp. Beyrich 1845 trilobite
Ceraurinella sp. Cooper 1953 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Cybeloides sp. Slocum 1913 trilobite
Physemataspis mirabilis n. sp. Tripp 1980 trilobite
Encrinuroides sp. Reed 1931 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Ceratocephala sp. Warder 1838 trilobite
 Harpetida - Harpetidae
Dolichoharpes sp. Whittington 1949 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Trinucleidae
Tretaspis sp. M'Coy 1849 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Alsataspididae
Yumenaspis sp. Chang 1960 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
Lonchodomas coagmentatum n. sp. Tripp 1980 trilobite
Ampyxina aff. powelli Raymond 1920 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Asaphidae indet. Burmeister 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Robergiella neteorum Tripp 1980 trilobite
Remopleurides sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleuridae
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenidae indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
? Bumastoides sp. Whittington 1954 trilobite
Illaenus peachi trilobite
Stenopareia sp. Holm 1886 trilobite
Stenopareia balclatchiensis Reed 1904 trilobite
[Stenopareia balclatchensis]
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Raymondaspis sp. Pribyl 1948 trilobite
 Proetida - Scharyiidae
Panarchaeogonus sp. Oepik 1937 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Proetus owensi n. sp." = Astroproetus owensi, Cyphoproetus sp.
"Proetus owensi n. sp." = Astroproetus owensi Tripp 1980 trilobite
Cyphoproetus sp. Kegel 1927 trilobite
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
Toernquistia sp. Reed 1896 trilobite
 Proetida - Aulacopleuridae
Harpidella sp. M'Coy 1849 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
Amphilichas sp. Raymond 1905 trilobite
Hemiarges angustifrons Tripp 1954 trilobite