Wensleydale, Middle Limestone V Cyclothem (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.3° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 3.5° S, 3.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Limestone V Cyclothem Formation (Middle Limestone Group), Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; lithified, calcareous shale and lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Moore. 1958. The Yoredale Series of Upper Wensleydale and adjacent parts of North-West Yorkshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 31(2):91-148 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 73421: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.06.2007

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
Overtonia fimbriata Sowerby 1824
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
Martinia aff. decora Phillips 1836
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
"Camarophoria crumena" = Stenoscisma
"Camarophoria crumena" = Stenoscisma
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Rhipidomella michelini Hall and Clarke 1892
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pseudamusium ellipticum" = Amusium (Pseudamussium), Amusium concentricum
"Pseudamusium ellipticum" = Amusium (Pseudamussium) scallop
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
 Protobranchia -
"Nucula cf. undata" = Prosoleptus lineata
"Nucula cf. undata" = Prosoleptus lineata Goldfuss 1837 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Leda attenuata" = Nuculana
"Leda attenuata" = Nuculana pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
Hesperiella thomsoni de Koninck 1883 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Glabrocingulum atomarium Phillips 1836 snail
"Neilsonia acuminata" = Spiroscala acuminata Thomas 1940 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae
"Latischisma cf. globosa" = Shansiella globosa
"Latischisma cf. globosa" = Shansiella globosa Thomas 1940 snail
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida - Conulariidae