Charlestown, Cloonnamna. Shale Beds (Silurian of Ireland)

Where: Mayo, Ireland (54.0° N, 8.8° W: paleocoordinates 18.0° S, 23.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Monoclimacis crenulata graptolite zone, Uggool Limestone Member (Cloonnamna Formation), Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: M. A. Parkes. 1993. Silurian (Telychian) fossil assemblages from the Charlestown Inlier, County Mayo. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 12:27-40 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 207887: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.02.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus latifrons M'Coy 1846 trilobite
 Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
"Murchisonia sulcata" = Ruedemannia laevissima
"Murchisonia sulcata" = Ruedemannia laevissima Lindström 1884 snail
 Pentamerida - Stricklandiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae