Stream on south-eastern boundary of Ballyvorgal South, Slieve Bemagh Mountains (Ordovician of Ireland)

Where: Ireland (52.8° N, 8.7° W: paleocoordinates 43.2° S, 21.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dicellograptus complanatus graptolite zone, Ballyvorgal Group, Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• Although there is a specific group of beds, they do not seem to have gotten any more specific a name than the group.

•Dicellograptus complanatus found in the bed beneath the trilobites

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; brown mudstone

• brown mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Kinahan; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. A. Weir. 1959. Ashgillian trilobites from Co. Clare, Ireland. Palaeontology 1(4):369-383 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162246: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods described many years later by Harper.
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Dindymene ovalis n. sp. Weir 1959 trilobite
Staurocephalus aff. murchisoni Barrande 1846 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Pseudosphaerexochus sp. Schmidt 1881 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Shumardiidae
Shumardia extensa n. sp. Weir 1959 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Dionididae
 Trinucleida - Trinucleidae
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Remopleurides sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Cyclopygidae
Phylacops bituberculatus Weir 1959 trilobite
Bohemilla sp. Barrande 1872 trilobite
  - Isocolidae
Thomondia globosa n. gen. n. sp.
Thomondia globosa n. gen. n. sp. Harper 1942 trilobite
type locality
 Proetida - Telephinidae
Telephina aff. reedi Ulrich 1930 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Corrugatagnostus convergens n. sp. Weir 1959