Lancaster Fells area, Locs. 14-17 inclusive (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: E2a zone, Tarnbrook Wyre Marine Beds Formation, Arnsbergian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, black shale

• one foot of hard black shale (loc.14)...10 feet of black shales (loc.15)

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 8254: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 03.07.2000

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Myalinidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pseudamusium fibrillosum" = Amusium (Pseudamussium)
"Pseudamusium fibrillosum" = Amusium (Pseudamussium) scallop
 Ostreida - Lunulicardiidae
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
 Goniatitida - Anthracoceratidae
Anthracoceras aff. paucilobum Phillips 1836 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Dimorphoceratidae
Dimorphoceras sp. Hyatt 1883 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Cravenoceratidae
"Cravenoceras cowlingense" = Cravenoceras petrenkoi
"Cravenoceras cowlingense" = Cravenoceras petrenkoi Librovitch 1938 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Girtyoceratidae
Eumorphoceras bisulcatum Girty 1909 ammonite
 Nautilida - Trigonoceratidae
Stroboceras sp. Hyatt 1884 nautiloid
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
fish scales and tooth
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily