Starfish Bed, Girvan district (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.3° N, 4.9° W: paleocoordinates 19.4° S, 27.3° W)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Farden Member (South Threave Formation), Rawtheyan (455.8 - 445.6 Ma)

• "from the Starfish Bed of Upper Drummuck Group"

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Archie Lamont

Primary reference: C. Teichert. 1940. Cephalopods from the Drummuck Group of the Girvan District. Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow 20(1):103-115 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189028: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 29.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Oncocerida - Oncoceratidae
Zitteloceras costatum Teichert 1940
Cyrtorizoceras sp. Hyatt 1900
 Oncocerida - Diestoceratidae
Diestoceras scoticum Teichert 1940
Diestoceras lamonti Teichert 1940