upper Complanatus band, Dob's Linn, Scotland (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.0° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 18.2° S, 25.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Hartfell Shale Formation, Ashgill (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); unlithified, black shale and lithified, bioturbated, gray siltstone

• The upper complanatus Band consists of 1.0 cm of black shale and is separated from the overlying Dicellograptus anceps Bands by about 13 m of fine grey siltstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: S.H. Williams and M.G. Lockley. 1983. Ordovician inarticulate brachiopods from graptolitic shales at Dob's Linn, Scotland; their morphology and significance. Journal of Paleontology 57(2):391-400 [S. Holland/S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37193: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 04.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Obolidae