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

Where: United Kingdom (54.4° N, 1.7° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 8.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• Upper Carboniferous

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

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 137322: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Paecilodus jonesii Mcoy 1855 chimaera
BMNH 49615 (purchased 1878)
Cyrtonodus hornei Woodward 1889 chimaera
BMNH 49634 (purchased 1878)
 Copodontiformes - Copodontidae
Copodus cornutus Davis 1843 chimaera
BMNH 49617 (purchased 1878)
Copodus minimus n. sp. Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.2511-2 (Enniskillen coll.)
 Orodontiformes - Orodontidae
Orodus moniliformis Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.2718 (Enniskillen coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus acuminatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.2986-7, P.2990 (Enniskillen Coll.), P.1420, P.1425 (Egerton Coll.), 35472-6, 35478-80, 35482, 36884, 36887, 49612, 35477, 35481 (purchased 1860, 1862, 1878)
 Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae
Pristodus concinnus Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH 49637-9
Pristodus falcatus Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH 36888a, 49640-42 (purchased 1862, 1878), P.1442, P.1419 (Egerton Coll.), P.3012-6 (Enniskillen Coll.),
Pristodus benniei Etheridge 1875 chimaera
BMNH P.3015b (Enniskillen coll.)