Cuatretonda, Chaume Formation, Member II, Valencia (Cretaceous of Spain)

Where: Spain (39.0° N, 0.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bostrychoceras polyplocum ammonoid zone, II Member (Chaume Formation), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• AGE: Late Campanian, on the basis of ammonoid biostratigraphy; Bostrychoceras polyplocum zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous, sandy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Philip. 1983. Le Campanien et le Maastrichtien a rudistes et grands foraminifers de Quatretonda (Provence de Valence, Espagne): une clef pour la biozonation et les correlations stratigraphiques dans le domaine mesogeen. Geologie Mediterraneenne 10(3-4):87-98 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 67549: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.11.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Pycnodonta cf. proboscideum" = Pycnodonte, Pycnodonta vesicularis
"Pycnodonta cf. proboscideum" = Pycnodonte oyster
Pycnodonta vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Pachydiscus cf. oldhami Sharpe 1855 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
Bostrychoceras cf. polyplocum Roemer 1841 ammonite