Low-moor, Yorkshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Low Moor

Where: United Kingdom (53.8° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 1.8° N, 9.0° 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 137311: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012, edited by Emma Dunne

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae
Pleuracanthus cylindricus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
BMNH P.3176 (Enniskillen Coll.)
 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Pleuroplax rankinei Hancock and Atthey 1843 chimaera
BMNH P. 1415 (Egerton coll.), P.2481 (Enniskillen coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
Janassa bituminosa Schlotheim 1820 chimaera
BMNH P.3006 (Enniskillen Coll.), P.1418 (Egerton Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae
Ctenoptychius apicalis Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.1459 (Egerton Coll.)
Osteichthyes
 Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae
Strepsodus sauroides2 Binney 1841 lobe-finned fish
BMNH P.782
 Temnospondyli - Eogyrinidae
Pholiderpeton scutigerum1 Huxley 1869 tetrapod
MCZ 2250 (skull and skull fragments, and rib fragments)