South Ferriby Section, bed 5b [Red Chalk] (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

Where: England, United Kingdom (53.7° N, 0.5° W: paleocoordinates 42.0° N, 2.2° E)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: orbignyi ammonoid zone, Red Chalk Formation, Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 99.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Red Chalk, which overlies the Carstone Formation (Early Albian). AGE: Late Albian; orbignyi ammonoid zone. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From bed 5b, near middle of the section (Fig. 4).

• 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: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161958: 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.
 Roveacrinida - Roveacrinidae
Styracocrinus peracutus Peck 1943 Sea lily
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
 Millericrinida - Apiocrinitidae
Apiocrinites cf. oosteri Loriol 1878 Sea lily