Stowell Park borehole (Upper Freestone, 218-228ft) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

Where: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (51.8° N, 1.9° W: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Freestone Formation (Inferior Oolite Group), Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• "218ft - 227ft 9in" (Melville 1956)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: ooidal, sandy limestone

• "The Upper Freestone is a sandy oolite and includes bands of current-bedded calcareous sand" (Green & Melville 1956)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BGS

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: R. V. Melville. 1956. The Stratigraphical Palaeontology, ammonites excluded, of the Stowell Park borehole. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain 11:67-139 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 204103: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 31.08.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus cf. jurensis Merian 1836 mussel
 Heterostropha - Nerineidae
Nerineidae indet. Zittel 1873 snail
 Millericrinida - Millericrinidae
Millericrinus sp. d'Orbigny 1840 Sea lily
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin