Newsham (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (54.5° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 8.8° 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 137319: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
Janassa linguaeformis Atthey 1868 chimaera
BMNH P.3037 (Enniskillen Coll.), P.1371-2 (Egerton Coll.)
 Eugeneodontiformes - Edestidae
"Ctenoptychius unilateralis" = Euctenius unilateralis
"Ctenoptychius unilateralis" = Euctenius unilateralis Barkas 1874 chimaera
BMNH P.443 (presented by T.P. Barkas, Esq., 1882)
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Sagenodontidae
Sagenodus inaequalis n. sp. Owen 1867 lungfish
BMNH 45852-3, P.3387, 41632, 43497a, P. 3386-7, 45856, 41627, 48999, P. 768, P. 771, P. 3376, P.3379, P.3381, 45855, 45865a, 43494, 49000-1, P.769, P.772-3, P.3377-8, P.3380, 44145, P.6246, 41733, 45869b, P.775, P.3381
 Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae
Strepsodus sauroides Binney 1841 lobe-finned fish
BMNH P.6282, 41634, 19809, 19943
Strepsodus striatulus Traquair 1882 lobe-finned fish
BMNH 45865c, P.723-4, P.3268, P.5136
 Osteolepiformes - Megalichthyidae
Rhizodopsis sauroides lobe-finned fish
BMNH P.6247