Foreshore exposures at Pollag na Luibe (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (58.6° N, 4.7° W: paleocoordinates 58.6° N, 4.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• "From a horizon estimated to be 35 m below the top of the Sailmhor Formation and possibly equivalent to parasequence SM27 of Raine (2010)."

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

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 188583: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Susan Scholze on 08.09.2017, edited by Björn Kröger

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae
Ellesmeroceras sp. Foerste 1921