Locality 6. Ladywell Wood of Mulloch Hill (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.2° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 16.1° S, 23.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mulloch Hill Formation (Mulloch Hill Group), Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

• cyphus zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. M. Malinky. 2003. Ordovician and Silurian hyoliths and gastropods reassigned from the Hyolitha from the Girvan District, Scotland. Journal of Paleontology 77(4):625-645 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 73293: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.06.2007

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Taxonomic list

• I have assumed that this is the general "Mulloch Hill" locality of the older literature.
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Hyolithes "sp. indet." d'Eichwald 1840
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
"Lophospira sedgwicki n. sp." = Loxoplocus sedgwicki3, "Lophospira cancellatula" = Arjamannia cancellatula5
"Lophospira sedgwicki n. sp." = Loxoplocus sedgwicki3 Donald 1906 snail
"Lophospira cancellatula" = Arjamannia cancellatula5 Sedgwick and M'Coy 1855 snail
 Euomphalina - Holopeidae
"Eccyliomphalus mullockensis" = Pachystrophia mullockensis5
"Eccyliomphalus mullockensis" = Pachystrophia mullockensis5 Longstaff 1924 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Phragmostoma decipens" = Cymbularia decipens1
"Phragmostoma decipens" = Cymbularia decipens1 Cowper Reed 1921 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
"Tremanotus girvanensis" = Tremanotus dilatatus1
"Tremanotus girvanensis" = Tremanotus dilatatus1 de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 snail
 Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae
Pterotheca mullochensis2 Cowper Reed 1909 snail
 Murchisoniina - Phanerotrematidae
"Phanerotrema mcoyi" = Phanerotrema jugosum5
"Phanerotrema mcoyi" = Phanerotrema jugosum5 Huxley and Etheridge 1865 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
"? Stylonema praeteritum n. sp." = Loxonema praeteritum4, Loxonema grayianum n. sp.4
"? Stylonema praeteritum n. sp." = Loxonema praeteritum4 Longstaff 1909 snail
Loxonema grayianum n. sp.4 Longstaff 1909 snail