Genus: Doragnathus SMITHSON, 1980
Etymology: In reference to the Dora Opencast site, Fife Province, Scotland and Greek, gnathus, "jaw."

Species: woodi SMITHSON, 1980
Etymology:

Holotype: NMSNUZ 77.5.26

Locality: Dora Opencast Site, Cowdenbeath, Fife Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Dora Bone Bed, Limestone Coal Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Lower Namurian, Lower Silesian Series, Pendleian Stage, Serpukhovian Epoch, Early Carboniferous (Early Late Mississippian).
Note: Localized seatrock, beneath a coal seam below the Lochgelly Blackband Ironstone, upper part of the Limestone Coal Group.

Material: Incomplete left ramus of lower jaw.

Referred material:

NMS (old RSM) GY 1975.5.3: Fragmentary lower jaw.

NMS (old RSM) GY 1881.43.24: Fragmentary lower jaw of a small individual.

NMS (old RSM) GY 1881.107.51: Fragmentary lower jaw.

NUS 78.1.26: Left premaxilla.

NMS NUZ 77.8.28: Maxilla.


Locality: Pitcorthie, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carboniferous.

Material:

NMS (old RSM) GY 1881.43.24: Fragmentary maxilla.


MILNER, SMITHSON, MILNER, COATES & ROLFE 11986

Locality: Dora opencast site near Cowdenbeath, Fife Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Dora Bone Bed, Limestone Coal Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Lower Namurian, Lower Silesian Series, Pendleian Stage, Serpukhovian Epoch, Early Carboniferous (Early Late Mississippian).
Note: Localized seatrock, beneath a coal seam below the Lochgelly Blackband Ironstone, upper part of the Limestone Coal Group.

Material: Fragmentary remains of at least 20 individuals.


SMITHSON, 1985

Number: Not given.

Locality: Locality 2, Inchkeith, Fifth or Fourth, Fife Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: ‘Middle’ Oil Shale Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Asbian Stage, Upper Middle Visean Epoch, Middle Dinantian series, Gzelian Epoch, Early Carboniferous (Middle Mississippian).

Material:


Locality: Ramsay colliery, Loanhead, Edinburgh, mid-Lothian Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Rumbles Ironstone/Burghlee Ironstone, Limestone Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Lower Namurian, Lower Silesian Series, Pendleian Stage, Serpukhovian Epoch, Early Carboniferous (Early Late Mississippian).

Material:

MCZ 1511:


Locality: Niddrie Colliery, Niddrie, Edinburgh, mid-Lothian Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Rumbles Ironstone/Burghlee Ironstone, Limestone Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Lower Namurian, Lower Silesian Series, Pendleian Stage, Serpukhovian Epoch, Early Carboniferous (Early Late Mississippian).

Material:

NMS G. 1898.107.51 Mandibualr ramus.