Milne Land M10/b (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 10/b bed

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; bioturbated siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. T. Fürsich 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 1247: 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
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium orbiculare Sowerby 1817 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
"Limatula consobrina" = Lima (Limatula) consobrina
"Limatula consobrina" = Lima (Limatula) consobrina d'Orbigny 1845 file clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia depressa Sowerby 1823 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
gastropod indet.
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. ammonite
 Ichnofossils -
Thalassinoides sp. Ehrenberg 1944
Planolites sp. Nicholson 1873
Skolithos sp. Haldemann 1840