Dolerorthis rustica association, Ferriters Cove Fm. (Silurian of Ireland)

Where: Ireland (52.1° N, 10.3° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° S, 18.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Ferriters Cove Formation, Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; bioturbated siltstone

• "calc. sltst w/abundant disseminated shell material; massive and mottled, no other obvious sed structs (intense bioturb). shelf mud facies below wave baase, offshore BA4? cf. Isorthis community"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Watkins. 1977. Silurian marine community west of Dingle, Ireland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 23:79-118 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 500: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 17.12.1998, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "Watkins, 1977 table 1"
unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Acidaspis sp. Murchison 1839 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus sp. Emmrich 1844 trilobite
 Proetida -
Proetida indet. Fortey and Owens 1975 trilobite
proetid
 Lichida -
Lichida indet. Moore 1959 trilobite
lichid
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae
Coolinia applanata2 Salter 1846
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Amphistrophiidae
"Amphistrophia funiculata" = Amphistrophiella funiculata2
"Amphistrophia funiculata" = Amphistrophiella funiculata2 M'Coy 1846
 Strophomenida - Eopholidostrophiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Nucleospiridae
Nucleospira pisum Sowerby 1839
 Terebratulida - Megathyrididae
"Rhynchotreta cuneata" = Argyrotheca cuneata
"Rhynchotreta cuneata" = Argyrotheca cuneata Dalman 1828
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
Hedeina crispa Linnaeus 1758
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
Gypidula sp. Hall 1867
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis2 Linnaeus 1758
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Rhynchonellidae indet. Gray 1848
rhynchonellids - originally entered as "Rhynchonellida indet."
 Orthida - Draboviidae
Salopina cf. conservatrix2 McLearn 1924
originally entered as "Salopina cf. conservatrix"
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Dalejina sp. Havlicek 1953
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Isorthis sp. Kozlowski 1929
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Dolerorthis rustica Sowerby 1839
Craniata
 Craniopsida - Craniopsidae
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida -
Conocardioidea sp.1 Miller 1889
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Actinopteria cf. sowerbyi oyster
originally entered as "Actinopteria cf. sowerbyi"
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalopterus alatus2 Wahlenberg 1821 snail
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
Oriostoma sp. Munier-Chalmas 1876 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
globular bryozoa
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
? Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
ramose bryozoa - originally entered as "? Trepostomata indet."
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
est. 13000 specimens of crinoid debris in 15:1 ratio of debris to other fossils
Anthozoa
 Tabulata -
Tabulata indet. tabulate coral
2 species of favositid, 24 and 10 abunances
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Halysitidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolitidae indet. Lindström 1876 tabulate coral
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral
solitary rugose coral
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida -
Conulariida indet. Miller and Gurley 1896 jellyfish
conularid