Deerhope Burn (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.8° N, 3.4° W: paleocoordinates 15.9° S, 20.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Reservoir Formation), Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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 188544: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae
Harpidella (Harpidella) thomasi Clarkson and Howells 1981 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae