Wensleydale, Five Yard Limestone VI (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: Five Yard Limestone VI Formation (Middle Limestone Group), Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone and lithified, calcareous shale

• coarse crinoidal limestones, fine-grained limestones with abundant corals and brachiopods, thin calcareous shale and calcareous sandstone beds, in the upper part a Lithostrotion junceum patch reef (1 yard thick, 10 yards by 7 yards)

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 73424: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.06.2007

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Taxonomic list

Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
Ammodiscus anceps Brady 1876
Fusulinina
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Linoproductus undatus" = Fluctuaria undata
"Linoproductus undatus" = Fluctuaria undata Defrance 1826
 Productida - Chonetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
Martinia aff. decora Phillips 1836
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
"Camarophoria crumena" = Stenoscisma
"Camarophoria crumena" = Stenoscisma
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pseudamusium anisotum" = Amusium (Pseudamussium)
"Pseudamusium anisotum" = Amusium (Pseudamussium) scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
 Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
"Leiopteria thomsoni" = Leptodesma (Leiopteria)
"Leiopteria thomsoni" = Leptodesma (Leiopteria) oyster
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Gastropoda
 Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae
"Hypergonia gracilis" = Stegocoelia longissima
"Hypergonia gracilis" = Stegocoelia longissima Whidborne 1896 snail
 Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae
"Zygopleura rugifera" = Nodozyga rugifera
"Zygopleura rugifera" = Nodozyga rugifera Phillips 1836 snail
Stenolaemata
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Cyathaxoniidae
Cyathaxonia cornu Michelin 1846 horn coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Clisiophyllum keyserlingi McCoy 1849 horn coral
Dibunophyllum bipartitum McCoy 1849 horn coral
subsp. bipartitum
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae
Lonsdaleia floriformis horn coral
subsp. crassiconus
Lonsdaleia duplicata Martin 1809 horn coral
subsp. duplicata