Milne Land M2/5 (Jurassic of Greenland)

Where: Greenland (70.5° N, 22.0° W: paleocoordinates 55.0° N, 11.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Middle Volgian zone, Pernaryggen Member (Kap Leslie Formation), Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• M 2/5 bed

•see Birkelund, T. et al. 1984. Gronlands geol. Undersog. Bull. 147

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; burrowed sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. T. F├╝rsich and D. K. Pandey. 1999. Genesis and environmental significance of Upper Cretaceous shell concentrations from the Cauvery Basin, southern India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 145(1):119-139(21) [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 1233: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 28.03.1999

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Taxonomic list

• belemnites and ammonites counted but not identified
Gastropoda
 Neritoina - Neritopsidae
Neritopsis sp. Grateloup 1832 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. ammonite
ammonites
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite
belemnites
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium orbiculare Sowerby 1817 scallop
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Buchia mosquensis White 1885 scallop
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia depressa Sowerby 1823 clam
 Cardiidia -
"Pholadomyoida indet." = Pholadomyida
"Pholadomyoida indet." = Pholadomyida Newell 1965 clam
deep burrowing pholadomyacean
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia striatula Sowerby 1829 cockle
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Ichnofossils -
Skolithos sp. Haldemann 1840