Staverton Wood (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (50.5° N, 3.7° W: paleocoordinates 28.0° S, 19.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• shales interbedded with thin limestones and tuffs

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: M. R. House. 2002. Devonian (Frasnian) goniatites from Waterside Cove and Staverton Wood, south Devon. Geoscience in South-West England 10:267-280 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135984: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Tornoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Nordiceratidae
? Nordiceras middletoni n. sp. House 2002 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Acanthoclymeniidae
"Acanthoclymenia aff. forcipifera" = Acanthoclymenia forcipifer
"Acanthoclymenia aff. forcipifera" = Acanthoclymenia forcipifer Sandberger and Sandberger 1850 ammonite