Newcastle-upon-Tyne (BMNH) (Carboniferous to of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Newcastle upon Tyne

Where: United Kingdom (55.0° N, 1.6° W: paleocoordinates 4.2° N, 9.7° E)

When: Kasimovian to Kasimovian (307.0 - 307.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; 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 137315: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
Diplodus tenuis, "Diplodus gibbosus" = Orthacanthus gibbosus
Diplodus tenuis Woodward 1889 elasmobranch
BMNH 41635 (Presented by T. P. Barkas, Esq., 1869)
"Diplodus gibbosus" = Orthacanthus gibbosus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
BMNH 41205 (Presented by T. P. Barkas, Esq., 1868)
  -
"Callopristodus pectinatus" = Ageleodus pectinatus
"Callopristodus pectinatus" = Ageleodus pectinatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH 41196, 41734 (purchased 1868-9), 42104 (presented by T. P. Barkas, Esq., 1868), P.5289 (presented by Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B.,1884)
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
"Climaxodus linguaeformis n. sp." = Janassa linguaeformis
"Climaxodus linguaeformis n. sp." = Janassa linguaeformis Atthey 1868 chimaera
BMNH 41211 (Presented by T. P. Barkas, Esq., 1868)
Osteichthyes
 Osteolepiformes - Megalichthyidae
Rhizodopsis sauroides lobe-finned fish
BMNH 41633, 44148