Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the Middle Ditton Group(?), Rowlestone Hill (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.0° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 25.7° S, 8.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ditton Group, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• "Middle Ditton Group? (Rhinopteraspis crouchi Zone?). Lochkovian."

Environment/lithology: fluvial; siltstone and sandstone

• "Fluviatile, based on lithologic evidence."
• "Red siltstone, sandstone, concretionary limestone."

Primary reference: R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26918: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 08.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida -
Pagea symondsii eurypterid
Pteraspidomorpha
 Traquairaspidiformes - Weigeltaspidae
Weigeltaspis sp. Brotzen 1933
 Cyathaspidiformes - Pteraspididae
Pteraspis sp. Kner 1847
Cornuata
 Cephalaspidiens - Cephalaspidae
Cephalaspis sp. Agassiz 1843