Coseley, near Dudley (Priest 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 commonly 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 34910: 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
Mesotarbus intermedius n. gen. n. sp. Petrunkevitch 1949 phalangiotarbid
BMNH In. 18506, 18344
Goniotarbus tuberculatus phalangiotarbid
BMNH In. 18339, 18340
 Trigonotarbida - Anthracomartidae
"Anthracomartus priesti n. sp." = Anthracomartus priesti, "Cleptomartus plautus" = Anthracomartus priesti, Anthracomartus hindi
"Anthracomartus priesti n. sp." = Anthracomartus priesti Pocock 1911
"Cleptomartus plautus" = Anthracomartus priesti Pocock 1911
BMNH In. 18334, 18335, 18336 (paratypes of A. priesti in Pocock)
Anthracomartus hindi Pocock 1911
BMNH In. 18337, 18338
 Haptopoda - Plesiosironidae
Plesiosiro madeleyi Pocock 1911
BMNH In. 18341