A new hexactinellid sponge from the Silurian of the Pentland Hills (Scotland) with similarities to extant rossellidsThe Pentland Hills sponge fauna (Llandovery, Telychian) consists of an unusual, aberrant assemblage, but of low diversity. A new specimen of a unique sponge, Eoghanospongia carlinslowpensis gen. et sp. nov., is described from the classic locality of R82. The mushroom-shaped, probably stalked body (peduncle attachment to body not exposed) resembles...
Botting, Joseph P ; Candela, Yves ; Carrió, Vicen ; Crighton, William R B
Synoptic revision of the Silurian fauna from the Pentland Hills, Scotland described by Lamont (1978)Archibald Lamont (1907-1985) sampled the North Esk Inlier Silurian fauna for almost 30 years. He had amassed a substantial fauna that has been, in part, bequeathed to the National Museums Scotland after his death. Unfortunately, the descriptions of the faunas in his last opus were careless and the illustrations were...
Candela, Yves ; Crighton, William R B