Carluke, Lanarkshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (55.7° N, 3.8° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 7.5° E)

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• Coal Measures

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; 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 137307: 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 21423a (purchased 1847)
Pleuracanthus robustus Davis 1880 elasmobranch
BMNH 21423 (purchased 1847)
 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
Diplodus tenuis n. sp. Woodward 1889 elasmobranch
BMNH P. 3026 (Enniskillen Coll.), 20695-6, 21422 (purchased 1847), 21975 (purchased 1848)
 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Pleuroplax attheyi Barkas 1874 chimaera
BMNH 21423 (purchased 1847), P.2466, 2282 (Enniskillen coll.)
Pleuroplax rankinei Hancock and Atthey 1843 chimaera
BMNH 21422, 21975, 33300, (purchased 1847-8, 1858), P.1414 (Egerton coll.), P.2281, P.2480, P.2482 (Enniskillen coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
Janassa bituminosa Schlotheim 1820 chimaera
BMNH P.3036 (Enniskillen Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae
Ctenoptychius apicalis Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.3021 (Enniskillen Coll.), 21423 (purchased 1847)
 Helodontiformes - Helodontidae
Helodus simplex Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH 21422, 21975 (purchased 1847-8), P.2905 (Enniskillen coll.), P.2283 (presented by George Griffiths, Esq., 1882)
Osteichthyes
 Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae
Rhizodopsis sauroides lobe-finned fish
BMNH 21421a, 41131
Strepsodus sauroides Binney 1841 lobe-finned fish
BMNH P.2287, 21227, 21423, P.4579