Vendresse, Calcaires marno-crayeux inferieurs (Jurassic to of France)

Where: Champagne-Ardenne, France (49.6° N, 4.8° E: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 14.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calcaires marno-crayeux inferieurs Formation, Middle Bathonian to Middle Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified marl and lithified chalk

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 96190: authorized by Rich Krause, entered by Rich Krause on 19.05.2010

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon hirsonensis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes rigidus Sowerby 1818 scallop
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha costata Sowerby 1825 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Lithophaga fabella Eudes-Deslongchamps 1838 mussel
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya calceiformis Phillips 1875 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Pronoella lycetti Cossmann 1900 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia stricklandi Morris and Lycett 1853 cockle
Protocardia lingulata Lycett 1863 cockle
 Cardiida - Pterocardiidae
Pterocardia pesbovis d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 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