On cliff, Balnakeil Bay (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Also known as locality 3 of Peach et al. 1907, p.626

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (58.6° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 58.6° N, 4.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Macerodus dianae conodont zone, Sangomore Formation (Durness Group), Stairsian (485.4 - 478.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, stromatolitic, shelly/skeletal, thrombolitic carbonate and wackestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

• Sclerite

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 188684: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 13.09.2017, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Helicotomidae
"Oriostoma (Pleurotomaria) calphurnia" = Lophonema calphurnia
"Oriostoma (Pleurotomaria) calphurnia" = Lophonema calphurnia Billings 1865 snail
 Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae
"Pleurotomaria thule" = Euconia etna
"Pleurotomaria thule" = Euconia etna Billings 1865 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae
Dyscritoceras sp. Ulrich and Foerste 1936