Eparcy, Calcaire pseudo-oolithiques superieurs (Jurassic of France)

Where: Picardie, France (49.9° N, 4.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 13.7° 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, muddy 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 96157: authorized by Rich Krause, entered by Rich Krause on 19.05.2010, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
Eonavicula minuta Sowerby 1824 clam
Barbatia legayi Rigaux and Sauvage 1868 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon hirsonensis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea minchinhamptonensis Cox and Arkell 1948 clam
 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis minima Sowerby 1824 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten tegulatus Morris and Lycett 1853 scallop
Camptonectes rigidus Sowerby 1818 scallop
Camptonectes laminatus Sowerby 1818 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima subcardiiformis Greppin 1867 file clam
Lima hellica d'Orbigny 1850 file clam
Ctenostreon rugosum Smith 1817 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis socialis Morris and Lycett 1853 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha costata Sowerby 1825 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteroperna asinusoides Fischer 1969 pearl oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus tumidus Morris and Lycett 1853 mussel
Lithophaga fabella Eudes-Deslongchamps 1838 mussel
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Jurassicardium axonense Cossmann 1906 cockle
 Cardiida - Pterocardiidae
Pterocardia subminuta d'Orbigny 1850 clam
Pterocardia eparcyensis Fischer 1964 clam
Pterocardia pesbovis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Cavilucina orbignyana d'Archiac 1843 clam
Mesolinga cardioides d'Archiac 1843 clam
Fimbria lajoyei d'Archiac 1843 clam
Sphaeriola madridi d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Nucula lacryma" = Leda lacryma
"Nucula lacryma" = Leda lacryma Sowerby 1824 pointed nut clam
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Diempterus bialatus Piette 1856 snail