Baggy Point, westernmost tip of Baggy Peninsula, 3km nw of Croyde Village. (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Also known as SS 427 North Devon. Baggy Formation Gastropods

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.2° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 20.0° S, 1.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Marwood Member (Baggy Formation), Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• Latest Devonian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; micaceous sandstone and siltstone

• Environment interpreted as nearshore.
• "The Baggy Formation is composed of alternating fine- and medium-grained sandstones, rich in mica and feldspar, and fine-grained sand- and siltstones as well as silty shales. These beds reach a max. thickness of some 450m and crop out along a narrow E-W strike N of Barnstaple..."

Primary reference: M.R.W. Amler and D. Heidelberger. 2003. Late Famennian Gastropoda from south-west England. Palaeontology 46(6):1151-1211 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38142: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 14.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods listed; many other elements present.
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Straparollus vermis Whidborne 1896 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras spp. Conrad 1840 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon (Bellerophon) subglobatus, "Bellerophon (Aglaoglypta) labyrinthodes" = Aglaoglypta labyrinthodes
Bellerophon (Bellerophon) subglobatus Sedgwick and M'Coy 1855 snail
"Bellerophon (Aglaoglypta) labyrinthodes" = Aglaoglypta labyrinthodes Whidborne 1896 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemites barumensis Whidborne 1896 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
"Patellostium" britannicum n. sp. Amler and Heidelberger 2003 snail
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"? Tritonophon cf. bisulcata" = Nylanderina bisulcata
"? Tritonophon cf. bisulcata" = Nylanderina bisulcata Römer 1843 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
? Naticopsis hallii Whidborne 1892 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Dictyotomaria sp. Knight 1945 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"? Naticopsis meridionalis" = Macrochilina meridionalis
"? Naticopsis meridionalis" = Macrochilina meridionalis Phillips 1841 snail
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
"Loxonema cf. tenuisulcatum" = Palaeozygopleura tenuisulcata
"Loxonema cf. tenuisulcatum" = Palaeozygopleura tenuisulcata Sandberger and Sandberger 1854 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
Stylonema cf. trochleatum, "Palaeozygopleura anglica" = Australoxa anglica
Stylonema cf. trochleatum Münster 1840 snail
"Palaeozygopleura anglica" = Australoxa anglica d'Orbigny 1850 snail