Craig Head Quarry, 3 miles east of Girvan, Ayrshire (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Craighead

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.3° N, 4.9° W: paleocoordinates 21.5° S, 29.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dicranograptus clingani graptolite zone, Craighead Limestone Formation (Ardwell Group), Longvillian (457.5 - 455.8 Ma)

• Was Stinchar Limestone (Barr Group).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: F. R. Cowper Reed. 1921. A monograph of the British Ordovician and Silurian Bellerophontacea. The Palaeontographical Society 31:1-92 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63383: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 13.08.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Lophospira subglobosa1 Donald 1906 snail
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
Eccyliomphalus scotica2 M'Coy 1851 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
"Salpingostoma etheridgei" = Grandostoma etheridgei
"Salpingostoma etheridgei" = Grandostoma etheridgei Cowper Reed 1921 snail