Coseley, near Dudley (Neil 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 siliciclastic sediments

• 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 34935: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 20.10.2003, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Oedischiidae
Scalaeoptera recta n. gen. n. sp.1
Scalaeoptera recta n. gen. n. sp.1 Bolton 1922 grasshopper
BMNH. I. 13878
 Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae
Homaloneura sp.3 Brongniart 1885 winged insect
NMS G.1911.6.6 (Aedoephasma anglica in Peach 1914)
Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Anthracomartidae
"Cleptomartus plautus" = Anthracomartus priesti2, "Anthracomartus hindi" = Anthracomartus hindi, "Cryptomartus hindi" = Anthracomartus hindi2
"Cleptomartus plautus" = Anthracomartus priesti2 Pocock 1911
"Anthracomartus hindi" = Anthracomartus hindi Pocock 1911
BMN In. 13955 (presumably)
"Cryptomartus hindi" = Anthracomartus hindi2 Pocock 1911
BMNH In.13910
 Trigonotarbida - Trigonotarbidae
Trigonotarbus johnsoni2 Pocock 1911
BMNH In.13911, 13919, 13921
 Araneae - Arthromygalidae
Protocteniza britannica n. gen. n. sp.2
Protocteniza britannica n. gen. n. sp.2 Petrunkevitch 1949 spider
BMNH In. 14015
 Amblypygi - Weygoldtinidae
"Graeophonus anglicus" = Weygoldtina anglica2
"Graeophonus anglicus" = Weygoldtina anglica2 Pocock 1911 whip spider
BMNH In. 13877
 Opiliones -
Arachnometa tuberculata n. gen. n. sp.2
Arachnometa tuberculata n. gen. n. sp.2 Petrunkevitch 1949 harvestman
BMNH In. 13917
 Scorpiones - Eoscorpiidae
"Typhloscorpius distinctus n. gen. n. sp." = Eoscorpius distinctus2
"Typhloscorpius distinctus n. gen. n. sp." = Eoscorpius distinctus2 Petrunkevitch 1949 scorpion
BMNH In. 13909