Whitley, Northumberland (BMNH) (Permian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Durham, United Kingdom (55.1° N, 1.4° W: paleocoordinates 18.0° N, 14.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• "Marl-slate"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1891. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History). Part II. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) 2 [W. Dahdul/B. Frable ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140946: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Palaeoniscus longissimus Agassiz 1833
BMNH P1022
Palaeoniscus freieslebeni Blainville 1818
BMNH 11290, P.6297
 Palaeonisciformes - Pygopteridae
Pygopterus humboldti Agassiz 1833
BMNH P.833a