Eskdale, Dumfriesshire (BMNH) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (55.2° N, 3.1° W: paleocoordinates 5.8° S, 0.6° W)

When: Calciferous Sandstone Formation, Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: A. S. Woodward. 1891. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History). Part II. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) 2 [W. Dahdul/B. Frable ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140941: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Rhadinichthys angustulus Traquair 1881
BMNH P.4071-4
Rhadinichthys elegantulus Traquair 1881
BMNH P.4075-6, P.4075a
Phanerosteon mirabile Traquair 1881
BMNH P.4703, P.5984-a
Holurus parki
BMNH P4055, P5982
 Palaeonisciformes - Elonichthyidae
Elonichthys pulcherrimus Traquair 1881
BMNH P5119
Elonichthys serratus Traquair 1881
BMNH P4062
Mesolepis sp. Young 1866
BMNH P4084