Fenton, Stroke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (53.0° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 1.1° N, 8.9° E)

When: Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Coal Measures

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137312: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae
Pleuracanthus cylindricus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
BMNH P.244, P.5447 (purchased 1880, 1886)
"Callopristodus pectinatus" = Ageleodus pectinatus
"Callopristodus pectinatus" = Ageleodus pectinatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.3017-19 (Enniskillen Coll.), P.1456 (Egerton coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae
Ctenoptychius apicalis Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.3020, P.3023 (Enniskillen Coll.), P.1458, P.1460-1 (Egerton coll.), 34995-7, P.246 (purchased 1860, 1880), P.5167-8 (purchased 1885)
 Helodontiformes - Helodontidae
Helodus simplex Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.2910 (Enniskillen coll.), P.5159 (purchased 1885), P.1440 (Egerton Coll.), P.5157-8