Leeds, Yorkshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (53.8° N, 1.6° W: paleocoordinates 1.9° N, 9.1° E)

When: Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 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 137309: 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 P. 531 (Egerton Coll.)
 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
"Diplodus gibbosus" = Orthacanthus gibbosus
"Diplodus gibbosus" = Orthacanthus gibbosus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
BMNH P.1726 (Egerton Coll.)
Osteichthyes
 Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae
Strepsodus sauroides Binney 1841 lobe-finned fish
BMNH P.3271
 Crossopterygii - Osteolepidae
Megalichthys pygmaeus Traquair 1841 lobe-finned fish
BMNH P.828a-c, e, P.3302