Kirk Hill stream bank (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.3° N, 4.7° W: paleocoordinates 16.0° S, 23.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Monograptus cyphus graptolite zone, Mulloch Hill Formation, Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Elizabeth Gray in ~1850-1920; reposited in the BMNH, OUM, SM

• Collections also in Hunterian Museum (Glasgow University), Birmingham University, Grant Institute of Geology (Edinburgh University), Institute of Geological Sciences (Edinburgh), Palaeontologisk Museum (Oslo), National Museum of Wales, Royal Scottish Museum

Primary reference: Y. Howells. 1982. Scottish Silurian trilobites. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society 135(561):1-70 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188532: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Kosovopeltis cunctatum, "Opsypharus maccalumi" = Failleana
"Opsypharus maccalumi" = Failleana trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Stenopareia glochin Howells 1982 trilobite
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Anacaenaspis callipareos Thomson 1857 trilobite
 Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Acernaspis xynon Howells 1982 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus squarrosus Howells 1982 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Deiphon sp. Barrande 1846 trilobite
Hadromeros elongatus Reed 1931 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
 Proetida - Proetidae
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Lichas silvestris" = Neolichas silvestris, Hemiarges serus
"Lichas silvestris" = Neolichas silvestris Reed 1925 trilobite
Hemiarges serus trilobite