Milne Land M8/1 (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 8/1 bed

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; burrowed sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

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 1241: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 28.03.1999

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Taxonomic list

• ammonites counted but not identified
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula intestinalis Gmelin 1791
subgenus Cycloserpula
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
fan-shaped bryozoan
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Discinidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. ammonite
ammonite
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 clam
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Ostreida - Malleidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium orbiculare Sowerby 1817 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis radiata Phillips 1829 scallop
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte praeveneris clam
praeveneris
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia striatula Sowerby 1829 cockle
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 clam