Welsh Borderland, locality 4b (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (52.6° N, 2.5° W: paleocoordinates 23.8° S, 11.8° W)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Downton Castle Sandstone Formation, Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

• Upper Whitcliffe and Downton Castle Sandstone formations. PJW: if this is Pridoli, then it is Downton Castle Sandstone.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: Based on Calef and Hancock 1974 (ref. 6660). Abundance data are given, but only brachiopods are treated in detail. This is similar to PBDB coll. 523, but that collections are not identical.

Primary reference: C. G. Miller. 1995. Ostracode and conodont distribution across the Ludlow/Pridoli boundary (Silurian) of Wales and the welsh borderland. British Library Supplementary Publication 38(3):341-384 [E. Jarochowska/P. N├Ątscher]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184290: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 14.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Podocopida -
 Palaeocopida -