Milne Land M20/16 (Jurassic of Greenland)

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

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, burrowed, glauconitic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. T. Fürsich. 1999. Unpublished data. [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 1461: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 30.04.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• ammonites and belemnites counted but not identified
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Serpula intestinalis Gmelin 1791
 Lingulida - Discinidae
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Pseudomelania sp. Pictet and Campiche 1862 turrid
 Trochoidea - Turbinidae
"Delphinula sp." = Angaria
"Delphinula sp." = Angaria Röding 1798 snail
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Dentalium sp. Linnaeus 1758 tusk shell
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. ammonite
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnitida indet. Zittel 1895 belemnite
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium orbiculare Sowerby 1817 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
"Oxytoma inequivalve" = Oxytoma inequivalvis
"Oxytoma inequivalve" = Oxytoma inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 scallop
 Pectinida - Buchiidae
Buchia mosquensis White 1885 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Corbicellopsis cf. lorioli clam
originally entered as "Corbicellopsis cf. lorioli"
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia striatula Sowerby 1829 cockle
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Hartwellia sp. Kitchin 1926 clam
Hartwellia "sp. A" Kitchin 1926 clam
sp. A
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte praeveneris clam
Neocrassina pelops clam
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae
 Ichnofossils -
Skolithos sp. Haldemann 1840