Claxheugh (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.9° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° N, 8.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Anthracomya phillipsii other zone, Upper Coal Measures Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray ironstone

• "The ironstone containing the fossils is compact and grey" Kirkby, 1867

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: H. Woodward. 1918. Carboniferous Arthropods. The Geological Magazine 5(6):463-470 [C. Schweitzer/L. Baltzly/L. Baltzly]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139748: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Lerin Baltzly on 17.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Xiphosurida - Bellinuridae
Bellinurus trechmanni Woodward 1918