Kilsyth, Top Hosie Shale (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (56.6° N, 3.9° W: paleocoordinates 4.4° S, 0.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Top Hosie Shale Formation, Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• "Lower Carb."

Environment/lithology: offshore; burrowed, calcareous shale

• "calcareous shales, partially bioturbated. very nearshore. BA2"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Y. Craig. 1954. The paleoecol of the Top Hosie Shale (lower Carb) at a locality near Kilsyth. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 110:103-119 [M. Uhen/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 575: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 19.01.1999

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Taxonomic list

• "G.Y. Craig, 1954. The paleoecol of the Top Hosie Shale (lower Carb) at a locality near Kilsyth. Q. Jour. Geol. Soc., London. 110:103-119"
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Anopliidae
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. Bruguiére 1797
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Pseudamussium sp. Mörch 1853 scallop
originally entered as "? Pseudamussium sp."
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Posidonia sp. Bronn 1828 oyster
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Actinopteria sp. Hall 1884 oyster
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Sanguinolites sp. M'Coy 1844 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculopsis sp. Girty 1912 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bucanopsis sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemites sp. Warthin 1930 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Glabrocingulum sp. Thomas 1940 snail
Cephalopoda
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
nautiloids