Main Mine cutting, Isle of Raasay (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (57.4° N, 6.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 2.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Scalpa Formation, Spinatum (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• M.K. Howarth thinks that the horizon is almost certainly within the apyrenum subzone of the spinatum zone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Geological Survey, Edinburgh

Primary reference: D. V. Ager. 1956. A Monograph of the British Liassic Rhynchonellidae, Part I 1-50 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38105: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 12.04.2004, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Grandirhynchia laevigata n. sp. Buckman 1917
Grandirhynchia grandis n. sp. Buckman 1917