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Eurypterid-Associated Biota, Platyschisma Beds, Downton Castle Sst., Herefordsh. (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (52.4° N, 2.7° W: paleocoordinates 24.1° S, 11.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Platyschisma Beds Member (Downton Castle Sandstone Formation), Pridoli (418.7 - 416.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; green mudstone and green siltstone

• "Intertidal, adjacent to prograding, sandy shore. BA 1"
• "olive green mudstone and siltstone"

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 26914: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 08.11.2002

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