Coseley, near Dudley (Hind coll) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Staffordshire, United Kingdom (52.6° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 0.5° S, 8.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Westphalian B (314.6 - 314.6 Ma)

• Middle Coal Measures (binds between the "Brooch" and "Thick" coals). Westphalian B, Duckmantian, according to recent papers.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: interdistributary bay; lithified, nodular, sideritic shale

• Fossils contained in ironstone nodules

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BMNH

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 34908: 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
 Phalangiotarbida - Architarbidae
"Geraphrynus hindi" = Mesotarbus hindi, Goniotarbus tuberculatus2, "Geraphrynus angulatus n. sp." = Goniotarbus angulatus
"Geraphrynus hindi" = Mesotarbus hindi Pocock 1911 phalangiotarbid
Goniotarbus tuberculatus2 phalangiotarbid
BMNH In. 22840
"Geraphrynus angulatus n. sp." = Goniotarbus angulatus Pocock 1911 phalangiotarbid
BMNH In. 22838
 Trigonotarbida - Anthracomartidae
Anthracomartus priesti Pocock 1911
BMNH In. 22842
Anthracomartus hindi Pocock 1911
 Araneae - Arthromygalidae
Protocteniza britannica3 Petrunkevitch 1949 spider
 Haptopoda - Plesiosironidae
Plesiosiro madeleyi Pocock 1911
BMNH In. 22835, 22837
 Amblypygi - Weygoldtinidae
"Graeophonus anglicus" = Weygoldtina anglica2
"Graeophonus anglicus" = Weygoldtina anglica2 Pocock 1911 whip spider
BMNH In. 22836
 Scorpiones -
"Leioscorpio pseudobuthiformis n. gen. n. sp." = Compsoscorpius buthiformis1
"Leioscorpio pseudobuthiformis n. gen. n. sp." = Compsoscorpius buthiformis1 Pocock 1911 scorpion
BMNH In. 22832