Balnakeil Bay, Durness, UK (Ordovician to of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (58.5° N, 4.9° W: paleocoordinates 58.5° N, 4.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Balnakeil Formation (Durness Group), Tremadocian to Tremadocian (485.4 - 470.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: burrowed, dolomitic limestone and shelly/skeletal chert

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, original aragonite

Primary reference: E. O. Ulrich, A. F. Foerste, and A.K. Miller. 1943. Ozarkian and Canadian cephalopods. Part II, Brevicones. Geological Society of America Special Papers 49:1-240 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189124: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 05.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Endocerida - Piloceratidae
Piloceras invaginatum Salter in Murchison 1859