Asteroidea, Pierre blanche de Langrune, Luc-sur-Mer, Calvados (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (49.3° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 10.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pierre Blanche de Langrune Formation, Late/Upper Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; poorly lithified packstone

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ)

Primary reference: J. Mercier. 1935. Les stelléridés mésozoïques du bassin de Paris. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Normandie 1(2):6-64 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72284: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 30.05.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Asteroidea
 Paxillosida - Astropectinidae
Lophidiaster hawkinsi Mercier 1935 sea star
Lambertella valetti Mercier 1935 sea star
Astropecten moutieri Mercier 1935 sea star
Astropecten casterasi Mercier 1935 sea star
Astropecten corroyi Mercier 1935 sea star
Astropecten delaunayi Mercier 1935 sea star
 Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae
 Valvatida - Sphaerasteridae
Valettaster dangeardi Mercier 1935 sea star
 Valvatida -
Arthraster spenceri Mercier 1935 sea star
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
"Tylaster priscum" = Tylasteria prisca, "Tylaster luciensis" = Tylasteria luciensis, "Pycinaster bradfordiensis" = Pulcinellaster boulei
"Tylaster priscum" = Tylasteria prisca Valette 1928 sea star
"Tylaster luciensis" = Tylasteria luciensis Mercier 1935 sea star
"Pycinaster bradfordiensis" = Pulcinellaster boulei Mercier 1935 sea star
 Valvatida -
"Asteriaceros stelliferum" = Asteriaceros stelliferus
"Asteriaceros stelliferum" = Asteriaceros stelliferus Goldfuss 1833 sea star
 Valvatida - Asterinidae
"Stauraster mazetieri" = Mesotremaster mazetieri
"Stauraster mazetieri" = Mesotremaster mazetieri Mercier 1935 sea star