Claxheugh Quarry, Durham (Permian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Durham, United Kingdom (54.9° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 14.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ford Formation, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified dolomite

• Backreef

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C.T. Trechmann; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: N. J. Morris, J. M. Dickins, and K. Astafieva-Urbaitis. 1991. Upper Palaeozoic Anomalodesmatan Bivalvia. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 47(1):51-100 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135467: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Dyasmya elegans King 1844 clam