Deerhope Burn area (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: Cyrtograptus lapworthi - Cyrtograptus insectus graptolite zone, Wether Law Linn 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 188545: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 06.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
Anacaenaspis callipareos Thomson 1857 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Acernaspis sufferta Lamont 1947 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus expansus Haswell 1865 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Cheirurinae indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene frontosa Lindström 1885 trilobite
 Harpida - Harpetidae
Scotoharpes domina Lamont 1948 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus (Lacunoporaspis) sp. Steininger 1831 trilobite
Cyphoproetus comitilus Clarkson and Howells 1981 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Hemiarges rolfei" = Richterarges rolfei
"Hemiarges rolfei" = Richterarges rolfei Lamont 1965 trilobite