Belsey, Northumberland (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (55.1° N, 1.8° W: paleocoordinates 5.7° S, 0.5° E)

When: Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Geological Museum of hte University of Cambridge (Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences)

Primary reference: F. M'Coy. 1855. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks, with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils.Fasciculus 3, Mollusca and Palaeozoic fishes. British Palaeozoic Fossils, Part II. Palaeontology 407-666 [G. Webster/G. Webster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132782: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 27.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus acuminatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
"Chomatodus (Helodus) clavatus" = Janassa clavatus
"Chomatodus (Helodus) clavatus" = Janassa clavatus M'Coy 1848 chimaera