Hill End Farm, Hitch Wood (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (51.9° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 1.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holaster planus other zone, Lewes Nodular Chalk Formation (Chalk Group), Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• top of "Chalk Rock" unit

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R.E.H. Reid; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: R. E. H. Reid. 1961. A monograph of the Upper Cretaceous Hexactinellida of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, part III. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 27-48 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 112693: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.07.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Collignoniceratidae
Subprionocyclus hitchinensis3 Billinghurst 1927 ammonite
Subprionocyclus neptuni3 Geinitz 1849 ammonite
Subprionocyclus branneri3 Anderson 1902 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Pachydiscidae
Lewesiceras woodi n. sp.3 Wright 1979 ammonite
Lewesiceras mantelli3 Wright and Wright 1951 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
Sciponoceras bohemicum3 Fritsch 1872 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Allocrioceras angustum3 Sowerby 1850 ammonite
Allocrioceras billinghursti3 Klinger 1976 ammonite
"Allocrioceras strangulatum n. sp." = Allocrioceras nodiger3 Roemer 1870 ammonite
Anisoceras reidi n. sp.3 Wright 1979 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
Metaptychoceras smithi3 Woods 1896 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Nostoceratidae
"Didymoceras saxonicum" = Nostoceras (Eubostrychoceras) saxonicum3
"Didymoceras saxonicum" = Nostoceras (Eubostrychoceras) saxonicum3 Schluter 1875 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
"Scaphites kieslingwaldensis" = Scaphites (Scaphites) kieslingswaldensis3, "Scaphites lamberti" = Scaphites (Scaphites) meslei3, Scaphites diana3
"Scaphites kieslingwaldensis" = Scaphites (Scaphites) kieslingswaldensis3 Langenhan and Grundey 1891 ammonite
"Scaphites lamberti" = Scaphites (Scaphites) meslei3 de Grossouvre 1894 ammonite
n. ssp. doylei
Scaphites diana3 Wright 1979 ammonite
Hexactinellida
 Hexactinosa - Euretidae
Eurete periphragelloides n. sp. Reid 1961 glass sponge
Eurete cf. formosum Reid 1959 glass sponge
 Hexactinosa - Tretodictyidae
Placotrema cretaceum2 Hinde 1884 glass sponge
 Hexactinosa - Cribrospongiidae
"Hillendia polymorpha n. gen. n. sp." = Guettardiscyphia (Hillendia) polymorpha2
"Hillendia polymorpha n. gen. n. sp." = Guettardiscyphia (Hillendia) polymorpha2 Reid 1964 glass sponge
 Hexactinosa - Farreidae
Farrea oakleyi1 Reid 1959 glass sponge