Bulson, Calcaires pseudo-oolithiques superieurs (Jurassic of France)

Where: Champagne-Ardenne, France (49.6° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 14.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calcaires pseudo-oolithiques superieurs Formation, Middle Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, ooidal, shelly/skeletal packstone

• sponge reef talus

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. -C. Fischer. 1969. Geologie, Paleontologie et Paleoecologie du Bathonien au sud-ouest du Massif Ardennais. Memoires du Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Nouvelle Serie, Serie C, Sciences de la terre 20:1-319 [R. Krause/R. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96154: authorized by Rich Krause, entered by Rich Krause on 19.05.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
Eonavicula minuta Sowerby 1824 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon hirsonensis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis minima Sowerby 1824 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes rigidus Sowerby 1818 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima hellica d'Orbigny 1850 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis socialis Morris and Lycett 1853 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha costata Sowerby 1825 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga fabella Eudes-Deslongchamps 1838 mussel
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Jurassicardium axonense Cossmann 1906 cockle
Protocardia stricklandi Morris and Lycett 1853 cockle
 Cardiida - Pterocardiidae
Pterocardia subminuta d'Orbigny 1850 clam
Pterocardia eparcyensis Fischer 1964 clam
Pterocardia pesbovis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Mesolinga cardioides d'Archiac 1843 clam
Fimbria lajoyei d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia pullus Sowerby 1826 clam