Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the Temeside Shale, Ludlow and Perton, England: Pridoli, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida
Truncatiramus gigas
Mixopterus sp.
Salteropterus abbreviatus
Parahughmilleria salteri
Tarsopterella sp.
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Dolichopteridae
Dolichopterus bulbosus
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida
Erettopterus spatulatus
? Hughmilleria acuminata
Hughmilleria banksi
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Adelophthalmidae
Nanahughmilleria pygmaea
original and current combination Hughmilleria (Nanahughmilleria)
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae
Eurypterus cephalaspis Salter 1856
Cephalaspidomorphi - Atelaspidiformes
Hemicyclaspis sp.
in bone bed
Thelodus sp. Agassiz 1839
in bone bed
Lingulata - Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingulidae indet. Gray 1840
Logania sp. Gross 1967
in bone bed
see common names

Country:United Kingdom State/province:England
Coordinates: 52.4° North, 2.7° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:24.1° South, 11.9° West
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Geographic resolution:local area
Period:Silurian Epoch:Pridoli
Stage:unnamed Pridoli stage 10 m.y. bin:Silurian 2
Key time interval:Pridoli
Age range of interval:423.00000 - 419.20000 m.y. ago
Formation:Temeside Shale
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:desiccation cracks,green mudstone
Secondary lithology:"cross stratification" sandstone
Lithology description: "Green to olive green mudstone and siltstone; some ripples and cross-bedded sandstone. Mud cracks and pedogenic carbonate (calcrete)."
Environment:marginal marine indet.
Geology comments: "Intertidal mud flats, inshore to sand shoals. BA 1"
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:paleoecologic analysis
Database number:26915
Authorizer:M. Foote Enterer:M. Foote
Modifier:M. Foote Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2002-11-08 08:29:26 Last modified:2006-09-13 13:57:47
Access level:the public Released:2002-11-08 08:29:26
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

4261. R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]