Dalkeith, Midlothian (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (55.9° N, 3.1° W: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 7.6° E)

When: Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Coal measures

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137304: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae
Pleuracanthus laevissimus elasmobranch
BMNH 41115 (purchased 1868), 33226-7, 36175 (purchased 1857, 1862), P. 3027-a, P.3178, P.3178a-b, P. 3028 (Enniskillen Coll.), P.1730 (Egerton Coll.)
Pleuracanthus cylindricus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
BMNH P.1735 (Egerton Coll.) P.3175 (Enniskillen Coll.)
 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
Diplodus tenuis Woodward 1889 elasmobranch
BMNH P.5444 (Enniskillen Coll.)
Osteichthyes
 Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae
Strepsodus striatulus Traquair 1882 lobe-finned fish
BMNH 41116