Oreton, Shropshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (52.4° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 8.4° S, 0.6° E)

When: Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

• 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 137332: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae
Ctenacanthus denticulatus McCoy 1855 elasmobranch
BMNH 41193-94, 42237
 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Sandalodus morrisii Davis 1883 chimaera
 Cochliodontiformes - Psephodontidae
Psephodus dubius n. sp. Woodward 1889 chimaera
BMNH P.4209 (Enniskillen Coll.), 42183, 42193-1 (Baugh coll.), P.227a-c (Weaver-Jones coll.), 23712 (purchased 1849)
Psephodus salopiensis n. sp. Woodward 1889 chimaera
BMNH 42187-9, 42215, 42230 (Baugh Coll.)
 Orodontiformes - Orodontidae
Orodus ramosus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH 42168, 42172, (Baugh coll.), 36196, 41186-88 (purcased 1861, 1868), P.214, P.234 (Weaver-Jones coll.), P.2697-9, P.2694-5 (Enniskillen coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus flabellula n. sp. Woodward 1889 chimaera
BMNH P.227a (Weaver Jones Coll.), 42219 (Baugh Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
Stichacanthus coemansi Koninck 1878 chimaera
Stichacanthus tortworthensis Davis 1883 chimaera