East Kilbride (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (55.8° N, 4.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.2° S, 2.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• There are four Hosie Limestone horizons (Main, Mid, Second and Top) in the Lower Limestone Formation of Visean (Brigantian) age (Clough et al. 1925; Hall et al. 1998); however, the specimen is preserved in a dark grey shale so probably came from a bed in between.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Patton

• Repository: National Museums, Scotland

Primary reference: B. N. Peach. 1899. On some new myriapods from the Palaeozoic rocks of Scotland. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh 14:113-126 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195124: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.07.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pattonia couttsi n. gen. n. sp.
Pattonia couttsi n. gen. n. sp. Peach 1899 bony fish
NMS G. 1887.25.1080