St. Audries Bay, Lilstock Formation (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Somerset, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 3.3° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 0.5° E)

When: Cotham Member (Lilstock Formation), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• upper bedding plane surface of Richardson's Bed 4. (Richardson 1911: 21)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, green marl and siltstone

• greenish gray marls and siltstones with contorted bedding and deep desiccation cracks

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. J. Duffin in 1983; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: C. J. Duffin. 1994. Myriacanthid holocephalans (Chondrichthyes) from the British Late Triassic. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 192(1):1-16 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141540: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 28.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Chimaeriformes - Myriacanthidae
Agkistracanthus mitgelensis Duffin and Furrer 1981 chimaera
BM(NH) P61526