Derbyshire (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

Where: United Kingdom (53.2° N, 1.5° W: paleocoordinates 7.6° S, 1.1° E)

When: Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Geological Museum of hte University of Cambridge (Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences)

Primary reference: F. M'Coy. 1855. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks, with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils.Fasciculus 3, Mollusca and Palaeozoic fishes. British Palaeozoic Fossils, Part II. Palaeontology 407-666 [G. Webster/G. Webster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132729: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 25.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Symmoriiformes - Symmoriidae
Petrodus patelliformis McCoy 1848 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
"Pristicladodus dentatus" = Dicrenodus dentatus
"Pristicladodus dentatus" = Dicrenodus dentatus M'Coy 1848 elasmobranch
 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Poecilodus foveolatus M'Coy 1848 chimaera
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus acuminatus Agassiz 1838 chimaera
 Petalodontiformes - Janassidae
"Climaxodus imbricatus" = Janassa imbricatus
"Climaxodus imbricatus" = Janassa imbricatus M'Coy 1848 chimaera
 Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae
Ctenoptychius serratus Owen 1840 chimaera
 Palaeonisciformes - Platysomidae
Chirodus pesranae M'Coy 1848
 Palaeonisciformes - Acrolepidae
Acrolepis hopkinsi M'Coy 1848
 Porolepiformes - Holoptychiidae
Holoptychius hopkinsii M'Coy 1844 lobe-finned fish