Willie’s Hole, bed 1 (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Also known as Whiteadder Water near Chirnside

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.8° N, 2.2° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 1.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ballagan Formation, Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• "Early mid­ Tournaisian". Interval above the amphibian bed.

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified, micaceous, pyritic, gray siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Stan Wood

• Repository: National Museums Scotland (NMS)

Primary reference: A. J. Ross, G. D. Edgecombe, N. D. Clark, C. E. Bennett, V. Carrió, R. Contreras-Izquierdo, and B. Crighton. 2018. A new terrestrial millipede fauna of earliest Carboniferous (Tournaisian) age from southeastern Scotland helps fill ‘Romer's Gap'. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of The Royal Society of Edinburgh [C. Labandeira/S. Schachat/S. Schachat]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183472: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Emma Dunne on 26.12.2016, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Chilognatha -
? Juliformia "indet. 4" Attems 1926 millipede
NMS G. 2012.39.32 (WOOD G763A, B)
  - Woodesmidae
Woodesmus sheari n. gen. n. sp.
Woodesmus sheari n. gen. n. sp. Ross et al. 2018 millipede
NMS G. 2012.39.10 (WOOD G762A, B1–3)