West of Loch Meadaidh (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Locality 10 of Peach et al. 1907, p.626

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (58.2° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 58.2° N, 4.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rossodus manitouensis conodont zone, Sailmhor Formation (Durness Group), Skullrockian (485.4 - 478.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, tabular, dolomitic, stromatolitic, thrombolitic, calcareous limestone

• subtidal to peritidal

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Primary reference: D.H. Evans. 2011. The Lower Ordovician cephalopod faunas of the Durness Group, North-West Scotland. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London 165:1-131 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188569: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 07.09.2017, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae
"Pleurotomaria etna" = Euconia etna, "Pleurotomaria ramsayi" = Euconia etna
"Pleurotomaria etna" = Euconia etna Billings 1865 snail
"Pleurotomaria ramsayi" = Euconia etna Billings 1865 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae
Ellesmeroceras sp. Foerste 1921
Dakeoceras sp. Ulrich and Foerste 1931