Speeton Section (7-8 m) [Speeton Beck Mbr, Red Chalk] (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (54.2° N, 0.2° W: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 2.4° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: varicosum ammonoid zone, Speeton Beck Member (Red Chalk Formation), Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Speeton Beck Member of the Red Chalk, which overlies the Speeton Clay (middle Albian). AGE: Late Albian; Mortoniceras inflatum/varicosum ammonoid zones. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 7-8 m above base of measured section (Fig. 3).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified chalk

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Chalk LITHIFICATION: Assumed to be poorly-lithified.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: bulk, surface (in situ), sieve,

• COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Liverpool Museum (LIVCM).

Primary reference: S. F. Mitchell and D. Langner. 1995. Palaeobiology of isocrinid crinoids from the Red Chalk (Albian, Lower Cretaceous) of North− east England. Echinoderm Research 197-207 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161946: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 16.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for crinoids; presumably ammonites are also present. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, and some species-resolution identifications.
Crinoidea
 Roveacrinida - Roveacrinidae
Styracocrinus peracutus Peck 1943 Sea lily