Lancaster Fells area, C. malhamense Marine Band (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.0° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 5.7° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: E1 zone, Upper Borland Shales Formation, Pendleian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• none given

Primary reference: F. Moseley. 1953. The Namurian of the Lancaster Fells. The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 109(1-4):423-454 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8253: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 03.07.2000

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pseudamusium sp." = Amusium (Pseudamussium)
"Pseudamusium sp." = Amusium (Pseudamussium) Adams and Adams scallop
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
 Goniatitida - Dimorphoceratidae
Dimorphoceras sp. Hyatt 1883 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Cravenoceratidae
Cravenoceras malhamense Bisat 1924 ammonite
 Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae