Silverdale, South Staffordshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (53.0° N, 2.3° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° N, 8.8° 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 137313: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
"Diplodus gibbosus n. sp." = Orthacanthus gibbosus
"Diplodus gibbosus n. sp." = Orthacanthus gibbosus Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
BMNH P. 497, P. 1724 (Egerton Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae
Ctenoptychius apicalis n. sp. Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.496 (Egerton Coll.)
 Helodontiformes - Helodontidae
Helodus simplex Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.488, P.1440 (Egerton Coll.)