Shineton (Sheinton) ( of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Shineton Shale, Lower Tremadoc, Shropshire, UK

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.6° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 73.8° S, 17.7° W)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Rhabdinopora flabelliformis graptolite zone, Shineton Shales Formation, Cressagian (486.5 - 482.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, calcareous shale

• Blue to green shales with calcareous nodules

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. J. Stubblefield and O. M. B. Bulman. 1927. The Shineton Shales of the Wrekin District. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 83:96-146 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3711: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 07.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

Hexactinellida
 Reticulosa - Protospongiidae
Protospongia sp. Salter 1864 glass sponge
originally entered as "Protospongia" sp."
Gastropoda
  - Turritellidae
"Bellerophon shinetonensis" = Strepsodiscus shinetonensis
"Bellerophon shinetonensis" = Strepsodiscus shinetonensis Callaway 1877 horn snail
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Hyolithes belswordinensis
originally entered as "Hyolithus" sp."
 Orthothecida - Orthothecidae
Orthotheca exilis
originally entered as "Orthotheca" sp."
Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
 Lingulida - Elkaniidae
"Obolus (Broeggeria) salteri" = Broeggeria salteri
"Obolus (Broeggeria) salteri" = Broeggeria salteri Holl 1865
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
 Agnostida - Agnostidae
Micragnostus sp. Howell 1935
Trilobita
 Olenida - Eulomidae
Proteuloma monile trilobite
Euloma monile
 Olenida - Olenidae
Leptoplastides salteri Callaway 1877 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
"Symphysurus croftii" = Platypeltoides croftii
"Symphysurus croftii" = Platypeltoides croftii Callaway 1877 trilobite
 Asaphida - Ceratopygidae
Dichelepyge sp., "Macropyge chermi n. gen. n. sp." = Macropyge, "Lichapyge cuspidata" = Macropyge
Dichelepyge sp. Harrinton and Leanza 1952 trilobite
"Macropyge chermi n. gen. n. sp." = Macropyge trilobite
"Lichapyge cuspidata" = Macropyge trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Asaphoon sp." = Asaphellus
"Asaphoon sp." = Asaphellus Callaway 1877 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Shumardiidae
Shumardia curta trilobite
 Ptychopariida -
"Hospes clonograpti n. gen. n. sp." = Indiligens clonograpti
"Hospes clonograpti n. gen. n. sp." = Indiligens clonograpti Stubblefield and Bulman 1927 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Trinucleidae
Myindella sp. Hutchison and Ingham 1962 trilobite
? Myinda uriconii trilobite
originally entered as "Myinda? sp."
 Rhombifera - Macrocystellidae
Macrocystella mariae Callaway 1877
Pterobranchia
 Graptoloidea - Anisograptidae
"Clonograptus tenellus" = Adelograptus tenellus, Bryograptus callavei, "Dictyonema sociale" = Rhabdinopora flabelliformis socialis
"Clonograptus tenellus" = Adelograptus tenellus Linnarsson 1871 graptolite
"Dictyonema sociale" = Rhabdinopora flabelliformis socialis Salter 1858 graptolite