marine invertebrates from the late Albian to early Cenomanian from Mount Risou (Cretaceous to of France)

Where: France (44.3° N, 5.2° E: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 10.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Stoliczkaia dispar zone, Marnes bleues Formation, Early/Lower Albian to Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 105.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified carbonate and lithified marl

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast, replaced with calcite, replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. S. Gale, W. J. Kennedy, J.A. Burnett, M. Caron, and B.E. Kidd. 1996. The late Albian to Early Cenomanian succession at Mount Risou near Rosans (Drôme, SE France): an integrated study (ammonites, inoceramids, planktonic foraminifera, nannofossils, oxygen and carbon isotopes). Cretaceous Research 17:515-606 [F. Fursich/D. Hempfling/D. Hempfling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13499: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Danica Hempfling on 09.04.2002, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Phylloceras (Hypophylloceras) seresitense Pervinquière 1907 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Scaphitidae
Worthoceras pygmaeum Bujtor 1991 ammonite
Yezoites subevolutus Böse 1928 ammonite
Scaphites (Scaphites) meriani Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
Scaphites (Scaphites) hugardianus d'Orbigny 1842 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hamitidae
Hamites renzi n. sp. ammonite
Hamites subvirgulatus Spath 1941 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Baculitidae
"Lechites (lechites) gaudini" = Lechites (Lechites) gaudini
"Lechites (lechites) gaudini" = Lechites (Lechites) gaudini Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Turrilitidae
Mariella (Mariella) cf. miliaris Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
Mariella (Mariella) bergeri Brongniart 1822 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Anisoceratidae
Anisoceras armatum Sowerby 1817 ammonite
Anisoceras pseudoelegans Pictet and Campiche 1861 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Tetragonitidae
 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Puzosia (Puzosia) mayoriana d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Brancoceratidae
Cantabrigites cantabrigense Spath 1933 ammonite
"Mortoniceras (Durnovarites) perinflatum" = Mortoniceras (Subschloenbachia) perinflatum Spath 1922 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Lyelliceratidae
Stoliczkaia (Stoliczkaia) dispar d'Orbigny 1841 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hoplitidae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Aucellina gryphaeoides Sowerby 1836 scallop
 Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae
Platypterygius sp. von Huene 1922 ichthyosaur
Sisteronia seeleyi Fischer et al. 2014 ichthyosaur
At least three additional articulated specimens are present in the private collection of L. Ebbo (precise locality data unknown)