Wolborough Quarry, on the east side of the A381 due east of Wolborough church: Givetian, United Kingdom

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Loxonema priscum (Münster 1840)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Mesocoelia priscum
Murchisonia loxonemoides n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Devonocerithioides loxonemoides
Murchisonia turbinata Bronn 1856
Whidborne 1892
? Murchisonia obesa n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Murchisonia treponema n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Murchisonia (Murchisonia) treponema
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
Loxonema conicum Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Devonozyga conicum
Loxonema scalaraeforme (Holzapfel 1882)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Devonozyga scalariaeforme
Loxonema scalaræforme
Loxonema roemeri Kayser 1878
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Palaeozygopleura roemeri
Holopella tenuisulcata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Palaeozygopleura tenuisulcata
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Loxonema reticulatum (Phillips 1841)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Clathronema reticulata
Holopella costata (Sandberger and Sandberger 1853)
Whidborne 1891
synonym of Stylonema hennahiana
Holopella duplisulcata Whidborne 1889
Whidborne 1891
synonym of Stylonema hennahiana
Holopella tenuireticulata n. sp. Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
synonym of Stylonema hennahiana
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"Turbo" pengellii Whidborne 1889
recombined as Bensbergia pengellii
Macrochilina subcostata (von Schlotheim 1820)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Bensbergia subcostata
Macrochilina ejecta Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
Macrochilina imbricata (Sowerby 1827)
Whidborne 1891
Macrochilina subimbricata (d'Orbigny 1850)
Whidborne 1891
Macrochilina ventricosa (Goldfuss 1844)
Whidborne 1891
replaced by Macrochilina naticaeformis
? Natica meridionalis Phillips 1841
Whidborne 1896
recombined as Macrochilina meridionalis
Macrochilina elevata Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Scoliostomatidae
Scoliostoma gracile Sandberger and Sandberger 1854
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Scoliostomina gracile
Scoliostoma textatus
Whidborne 1891
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Pleurotomaria seminuda n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Bembexia seminuda
Pleurotomaria neapolitana Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Bembexia neapolitana
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Pleurotomaria champernowni n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Champernownia champernowni
Pleurotomaria impendens Sedgwick and Murchison 1840
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Devonorhineoderma impendens
Pleurotomaria orbignyana d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Devonorhineoderma orbignyana
Pleurotomaria lonsdalii (d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842)
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Devonorhineoderma lonsdalei
Pleurotomaria trochoides Whidborne 1889
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Whidbornia trochoides
Odontomaria semiplicata (Sandberger and Sandberger 1850)
Whidborne 1892
Pleurotomaria subimbricata Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Pleurotaunica subimbricata
Euomphalus circularis Phillips 1841
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Ibergia circularis
Pleurotomaria victrix Whidborne 1889
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Villmaria victrix
Pleurotomaria dissimulatrix n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
synonym of Villmaria victrix
Pleurotomaria subclathrata Sandberger 1842
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Villmaria subclathrata
Pleurotomaria delphinuloides (von Schlotheim 1820)
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Euryzone delphinuloides
Pleurotomaria crokeri n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
synonym of Euryzone delphinuloides
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
Porcellia bifida (Sandberger and Sandberger 1853)
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Coloniacirrus bifida
Pleurotomaria perversa n. sp. Whidborne 1889
synonym of Trochagnesia exsiliens
Antitrochus arietinus n. gen., n. sp. Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon imperforatus n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Bellerophon lineatus Dechen 1832
Whidborne 1892
Bellerophon hicksii Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Aglaoglypta hicksii
Gastropoda
Pleurotomaria chudleighensis n. sp. Whidborne 1889
recombined as Agniesella chudleighensis
Pleurotomaria cancellata Phillips 1841
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Agniesella cancellata
Gastropoda - Chuchlinidae
Turbo inamictus Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Zenospira inamictus
Gastropoda - Spanionematidae
Loxonema scalaroides n. sp. Whidborne 1889
recombined as Spanionema scalaroides
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Capulus ussheri n. sp. Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras ussheri
Capulus contortus (Römer 1843)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras contortus
Capulus multiplicatus Giebel 1858
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras multiplicatus
Capulus columbinus Whidborne 1889
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras columbinus
Capulus galeritus n. sp. Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras galeritus
Metoptoma cordata n. sp. Whidborne 1889
recombined as Platyceras cordatus
Capulus pericompsus Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras pericompsus
Capulus ? squamosus Trenkner 1868
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyceras squamosus
? Capulus invictus Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Platyostoma invictus
Platyostoma speciosum (Sedgwick and Murchison 1840)
Whidborne 1891
? Platyostoma deforme (Sedgwick and Murchison 1840)
Whidborne 1891
Capulus tylotus Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Spinyplatyceras tylotus
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Elasmonematidae
Elasmonema rotundum n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Gastropoda - Euomphalina
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Rhenomphalus rota
Euomphalus germanus (Phillips 1841)
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Rhenomphalus germanus
Phanerotinus militaris Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Serpulospira militaris
Phanerotinus centrifugus (Römer 1843)
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Serpulospira centrifuga
Euomphalus annulatus n. sp. Phillips 1841
Phillips 1841
recombined as Serpulospira annulatus
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Philoxene philosophus (Whidborne 1889)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Pseudomphalotrochus philosophus
Phanerotinus mundus n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Euomphalus neapolitanus n. sp. Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Euomphalus fenestralis Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
Philoxene serpens (Phillips 1841)
Whidborne 1891
synonym of Philoxene laevis
Euomphalus hecale (Hall 1876)
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Straparollus hecale
Gastropoda - Cyrtoneritida - Orthonychiidae
Capulus puellaris Whidborne 1891
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Orthonychia puellaris
Capulus ? rostratus Trenkner 1868
Whidborne 1891
recombined as Orthonychia rostratus
Orthonychia quadrangularis n. sp. (Whidborne 1891)
Whidborne 1891
Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae
Conocardium clathratum (d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842)
Whidborne 1892
recombined as Babinicardia clathrata
Polyplacophora - Helminthochitonidae
Helminthochiton papilio Whidborne 1892
Whidborne 1892
see common names

Geography
Country:United Kingdom State/province:England County:Devon
Coordinates: 50.5° North, 3.5° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:29.2° South, 21.4° East
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Time
Period:Devonian Epoch:Middle Devonian
Stage:Givetian 10 m.y. bin:Devonian 3
Key time interval:Givetian Conodont zone: Polygnathus varcus
Age range of interval:387.70000 - 382.70000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Geological group:Tamar Formation:Torquay Member:Barton
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: Lummaton Shell Bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "limestone"
Environment:carbonate indet.
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:all microfossils
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:BMNH
Taxonomic list comments:Only gastropods entered from Wagner's Database.
Metadata
Also known as:on the southwest outskirts of Newton Abbott
Database number:130270
Authorizer:P. Wagner Enterer:P. Wagner
Modifier:J. Alroy Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2012-07-06 04:55:40 Last modified:2012-10-27 22:49:48
Access level:the public Released:2012-07-06 04:55:40
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

16434. G. F. Whidborne. 1889. On some Devonian cephalopods and gasteropods. Geological Magazine 6(1):29-30 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

12014 J. Phillips. 1841. Figures and descriptions of the Palaeozoic fossils of Cornwall, Devon, and West Somerset; observed in the course of the Ordinance Geological Survey of that district. Geological Society of London 1-231 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
12083 G. F. Whidborne. 1891. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume I - Part III. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 44:155-250 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
12015 G. F. Whidborne. 1892. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume I - Part IV. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 45:251-335 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
16435 G. F. Whidborne. 1892. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume II - Part I. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh (continued). Palaeontographical Society Monograph 45:1-56 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
16436 G. F. Whidborne. 1896. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume III - Part I. The fauna of the Marwood and Pilton beds. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 50:1-112 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]