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

Where: United Kingdom (54.3° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.3° N, 8.8° E)

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 137324: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Pleuroplax woodi Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.4887 (Horne Coll.)
Sandalodus minor Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.4894 (Horne Coll.)
Paecilodus jonesii Mcoy 1855 chimaera
BMNH P.4902 (Horne Coll.)
Cochliodus contortus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.4904 (Horne coll.)
Streblodus colei Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P. 4905 (Horne coll.)
Cyrtonodus hornei n. sp. Woodward 1889 chimaera
BMNH P.4908 (Horne coll.)
 Menaspiformes - Deltoptychiidae
Deltoptychius acutus Mcoy 1855 chimaera
BMNH P.4888 (Horne coll.)
 Psammodontiformes - Psammodontidae
Psammodus expansus Davis 1884 chimaera
BMNH P.4903
 Orodontiformes - Orodontidae
Orodus moniliformis Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.4908 (Horne coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus acuminatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.4899 (Horne Coll.), P.2991 (Enniskillen Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae
Pristodus falcatus Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.4895-7 (Horne Coll.)