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
Journal articleThe collections of the Department of Natural Sciences, National Museums Scotland, at present hold around 130 specimens of amber, the earliest acquired in 1832. Mainly from the Baltic area and Mexico, they also include examples from Italy, Africa, Japan and New Zealand. Recently a number have been added, originating from...
Crichton, William R. B. ; Carrió, Vicen
A new terrestrial millipede fauna of earliest Carboniferous (Tournaisian) age from southeastern Scotland helps fill ‘Romer's Gap'A diverse millipede (diplopod) fauna has been recovered from the earliest Carboniferous (Tournaisian) Ballagan Formation of the Scottish Borders, discovered by the late Stan Wood. The material is generally fragmentary; however, six different taxa are present based on seven specimens. Only one displays enough characters for formal description and is...
Ross, Andrew ; Edgecombe, Gregory D ; Clark, Neil D L ; Bennett, Carys E ; Carrió, Vicen …
Conference paper (published)
Carrió, Vicen ; Stevenson, Suzie