Ticknall, near Melbourne, South Derbyshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (52.8° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 0.9° N, 9.3° E)

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• Upper Carboniferous

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

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 137321: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Pleuroplax woodi Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.5357 (Wilson Coll.)
Paecilodus jonesii Mcoy 1855 chimaera
BMNH P.5356, P.5355-a, (Wilson coll.), 46818 (Gilbertson coll.)
Streblodus colei Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.5349 (Wilson coll.)
 Menaspiformes - Deltoptychiidae
Deltoptychius gibberuius Davis 1883 chimaera
BMNH P.53510-1 (Wilson coll.)
Deltoptychius acutus Agassiz 1843 chimaera
BMNH p.5352 (Wilson coll.)
 Chondrenchelyiformes - Chondrenchelyidae
"Xystrodus striatus" = Platyxystrodus striatus
"Xystrodus striatus" = Platyxystrodus striatus M'Coy 1855 chimaera
BMNH P.5354 (Wilson coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus acuminatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
BMNH P.613 (Egerton Coll.), P.5342 (Wilson Coll.), 46816-7 (Gilbertson Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
Janassa imbricata chimaera
BMNH P.5339 (Wilson Coll.)
 Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae
Petalorhynchus psittacinus Agassiz 1843 chimaera
BMNH P.5340-1 (Wilson Coll.)
Pristodus benniei Etheridge 1875 chimaera
BMNH P.5344, P.5344a-b (Wilson Coll.)