Thin-le-Moutier, Calcaires marneux inferieurs (Jurassic of France)

Where: Champagne-Ardenne, France (49.7° N, 4.5° E: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 14.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calcaire marneux inferieurs Formation, Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified marl

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 96187: authorized by Rich Krause, entered by Rich Krause on 19.05.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Limopsidae
Limopsis minima Sowerby 1824 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes laminatus Sowerby 1818 scallop
Chlamys rushdenensis Lycett 1863 scallop
"Chlamys vagans" = Radulopecten vagans Sowerby 1826 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
Limatula cerealis Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
Lima subcardiiformis Greppin 1867 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Meleagrinella echinata Smith 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha costata Sowerby 1825 oyster
Ostrea ancliffensis Cox and Arkell 1948 oyster
Ostrea hebridica Forbes 1851 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus plicatus" = Mytilus (Pharomytilus) plicatus Sowerby 1819 mussel
Lithophaga fabella Eudes-Deslongchamps 1838 mussel
Modiolus bipartitus Sowerby 1818 mussel
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya concentrica Sowerby 1822 clam
Ceratomya striata Sowerby 1815 clam
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya calceiformis Phillips 1875 clam
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia islipensis Lycett 1863 clam
Anisocardia beaumonti d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
Homomya gibbosa Sowerby 1814 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria lajoyei d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
Vaugonia angulata Sowerby 1826 clam
Vaugonia clythia d'Orbigny 1850 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculoma variabilis Sowerby 1824 nut clam