Dry stone wall (Wall F), near East Kirkton (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (56.0° N, 3.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.0° S, 2.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: East Kirkton Limestone Formation (Upper Oil Shale Group), Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• Units assumed based on East Kirkton locality (22725)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by S. P. Wood in the 1980s

Collection methods: salvage, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. A. Clack. 1994. Silvanerpeton miripedes, a new anthracosauroid from the Viséan of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 84:369-376 [R. Benson/R. Benson/E. Dunne]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131670: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 27.07.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Tetrapoda -
Silvanerpeton miripedes Clack 1994 tetrapod
UMZC T1252 (natural mold of a skull and anterior postcranium)