Origny-en-Thierache (Jurassic of France)

Where: Picardie, France (49.9° N, 4.0° 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 96178: authorized by Rich Krause, entered by Rich Krause on 19.05.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Eonavicula minuta Sowerby 1824 clam
Eonavicula gibbosa Rollier 1912 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
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limatula cerealis Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
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
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteroperna asinusoides Fischer 1969 pearl oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus tumidus Morris and Lycett 1853 mussel
Lithophaga fabella Eudes-Deslongchamps 1838 mussel
Modiolus buckmani Rollier 1914 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Opis deshayesii Morris and Lycett 1855 clam
Opis thonensis Fischer 1969 clam
Opis piettei Fischer 1969 clam
Prorokia sibylla d'Orbigny 1850 clam
Astarte heriensis Fischer 1969 clam
Astarte orbicularis Sowerby 1823 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Myoconcha actaeon d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 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
Cavilucina orbignyana d'Archiac 1843 clam
Mesolinga cardioides d'Archiac 1843 clam
Fimbria lajoyei d'Archiac 1843 clam
Sphaeriola madridi d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia pullus Sowerby 1826 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculopsis waltoni Morris and Lycett 1853 nut clam