Longriggend, Airdrie (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Lanarkshire, United Kingdom (55.9° N, 3.9° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° N, 6.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Drumgray Coal Formation, Westphalian A (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Lower Coal Measures, a little above Drumgray coal; Langsettian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by R. Dunlop

• Repository: Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh

Primary reference: R. I. Pocock. 1911. A Monograph of the Terrestrial Carboniferous Arachnida of Great Britain 1-84 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34904: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 14.10.2003, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Arachnida
 Scorpiones - Anthracoscorpionidae
Anthracoscorpio dunlopi n. sp. Pocock 1911 scorpion
RSM 1957.1.4995; 1957.1.5000-5002 in Kjellesvig-Waering 1986
 Scorpiones - Garnettiidae
? Garnettius sp. Petrunkevitch 1953 scorpion
RSM 1957.1.5007