Oxroad Bay, Loose Block OBC084 (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (56.0° N, 3.0° W: paleocoordinates 10.3° S, 1.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sunnyside/Rhodes Limestone Member (Garlton Hills Volcanics Formation), Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• Scottish Midland Valley

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: adpression, permineralized, charcoalification

Collection methods: surface (float), mechanical, peel or thin section,

• From a single loose block at Oxroad Bay

Primary reference: R. M. Bateman and G. W. Rothwell. 1990. A reappraisal of the Dinantian floras at Oxroad Bay, East Lothian, Scotland. 1. Floristics and the development of whole-plant concepts. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 81:127-159 [H. Sims/J. Allen/H. Sims]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36224: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Jason Cassara on 19.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Calamopityales - Calamopityaceae