Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the Ledbury Formation, Ewyas Harold, England: Pridoli, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida
? Erettopterus sp.
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Pterygotidae
Pterygotus taurinus
Pelecypoda indet. Goldfuss 1820
synonym of Bivalvia
Gastropoda - Anaspidea
Anaspidea indet. Fischer 1883
Cephalaspidomorphi - Cephalaspidiformes
Thyestes sp.
Cephalaspidomorphi - Atelaspidiformes
Hemicyclaspis sp.
Acanthodii indet. Owen 1846
Thelodontiformes indet. Kiaer 1932
Lingulata - Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingulidae indet. Gray 1840
see common names

Country:United Kingdom State/province:England
Coordinates: 52.0° North, 2.9° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:24.5° 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
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:red or brown siltstone
Secondary lithology:red or brown sandstone
Lithology description: "Red siltstone and sandstone"
Environment:marginal marine indet.
Geology comments: "Intertidal flats and shoals. BA 1, suggested by the associated fauna"
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:paleoecologic analysis
Database number:26917
Authorizer:M. Foote Enterer:M. Foote
Modifier:M. Krause Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2002-11-08 09:03:26 Last modified:2016-10-12 05:45:30
Access level:the public Released:2002-11-08 09:03:26
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]