Deer Park Road Section #5 (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.5° N, 2.6° W: paleocoordinates 25.7° S, 12.3° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Overton Formation, Ludfordian (425.6 - 423.0 Ma)

• Lower Whitcliffe Beds. Not sure if section really is numbered bottom to top...

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, bioturbated, shelly/skeletal siltstone

• interbedded highly bioturbated calcareous siltstones in which most lamination destroyed by bioturbation. alternates with thin 'storm generated' siltstone and shell laminae. minor scour channels and slumping. occassional symmetric and asymmetric ripple laminae.

Primary reference: D. D. J. Antia. 1981. Faunas from the Upper Silurian (Upper Ludlovian) in the Ludlow-Much Wenlock District, England. Geological Journal 16:137-147 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8314: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 05.07.2000

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Taxonomic list

• 18047 total specimens FOR ALL 7 entries in this section.
unclassified
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Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae
 Podocopida -
 Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae
Beyrichia sp. M'Coy 1846 ostracod
 Palaeocopida -
 Platycopida -
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Strophochonetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Dayiidae
Dayia navicula Sowerby 1839
 Orthida - Draboviidae
Salopina lunata Sowerby 1839
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Isorthis sp. Kozlowski 1929
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Craniata
 Craniopsida - Craniopsidae
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Cardiolidae
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Fuchsella amygdalina Sowerby 1827 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
"Goniophora cymbaeformis" = Goniophora (Goniophora) cymbaeformis
"Goniophora cymbaeformis" = Goniophora (Goniophora) cymbaeformis Sowerby 1839 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
"Cyclonema corallii" = Oriostoma coralli
"Cyclonema corallii" = Oriostoma coralli de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 snail
Tentaculita
 Cornulitida - Cornulitidae
Cornulites sp. Schlotheim 1820
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
 Orthoceratoidea - Paraphragmitidae
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Leioclema sp. Ulrich 1882
 Cystoporata - Ceramoporidae
Ceramopora sp. Hall 1851
Osteichthyes
 Ischnacanthiformes -