Shelve District, Shropshire, Costonian, Spy Wood Grit, Locality 7 (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Shropshire, United Kingdom (52.7° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 54.8° S, 17.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Spy Wood Grit Formation, Costonian (460.9 - 457.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; calcareous sandstone

Primary reference: A. Williams. 1974. Ordovician Brachiopoda from the Shelve District, Shropshire. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology), Supplement 11 1-158 [m. patzkowsky/Z. Krug/Z. Krug]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45279: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Zack Krug on 18.10.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods only.
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Sowerbyella multipartita Williams and Cocks 1978
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
Bystromena perplexa Williams 1974
 Pentamerida - Parastrophinidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
 Orthida - Harknessellidae
 Orthida - Heterorthidae
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Lingulida - Trematidae
 Lingulida - Obolidae