Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the Ledbury Formation, Ewyas Harold, England (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.0° N, 2.9° W: paleocoordinates 24.5° S, 11.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ledbury Formation, Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; siltstone and sandstone

• "Intertidal flats and shoals. BA 1, suggested by the associated fauna"
• "Red siltstone and sandstone"

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26917: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 08.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Xiphosurida -
 Xiphosurida - Pterygotidae
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Opisthobranchia -
Anaspidea indet. Fischer 1883 sea hare
 Cephalaspidiformes -
 Atelaspidiformes -
 Gnathostomata -