Sample V, Couches à Sphérites, Latrecey, Haute-Marne (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (48.0° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 14.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Couches à Spérites Formation, Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• Parandieri sub-zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; poorly lithified, firmground packstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: P. Courville and L. Villier. 2003. L'Oxfordien moyen et supérieur de l'Est du Bassin Parisien (France). L'exemple de Latrecey (Haute-Marne): aspects fauniques, paléoenvironnementaux et stratigraphiques. Revue de Paléobiologie 22(1):175-196 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 62708: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 26.07.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
Digonella moeschi Mayer 1867
 Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae
 Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae
"Thurmannella thurmanni" = Xestosina thurmanni
"Thurmannella thurmanni" = Xestosina thurmanni Voltz 1833
[entered as Thurmanella thurmanni]
 Rhynchonellida - Acanthothirididae
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpulidae indet. Rafinesque 1835
4 distinct morphological types, recognized as species
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pecten sp. Müller 1776 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
Cephalopoda
 Belemnitida - Hastitidae
 Ammonoidea - Perisphinctidae
Perisphinctes sp., "Dichotomosphinctes elizabethae" = Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes)
"Dichotomosphinctes elizabethae" = Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes) ammonite
Asteroidea
 Paxillosida - Astropectinidae
Pentasteria recta McCoy 1848 sea star
 Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Tylasteria prisca Valette 1928 sea star
Echinoidea
 Cidaroida -
""Cidaris" aff. cervicalis" = Plegiocidaris crucifera
""Cidaris" aff. cervicalis" = Plegiocidaris crucifera Agassiz 1840 pencil urchin
 Cidaroida - Rhabdocidaridae
"Rhabdocidaris caprimontana" = Rhabdocidaris orbignyana
"Rhabdocidaris caprimontana" = Rhabdocidaris orbignyana Agassiz 1840 pencil urchin
Crinoidea
 Millericrinida -
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae