Lesmahagow Inlier (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.5° N, 4.0° W: paleocoordinates 16.2° S, 21.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Patrick Burn Formation, Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

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 188541: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
Podowrinella straitonensis Lamont 1965 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus hagshawensis Lamont 1965 trilobite