Festningen, Cliff exposure (Jurassic of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (78.1° N, 13.9° E: paleocoordinates 68.4° N, 11.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oppdalen-Lardyfjellet Member (Agardfjellet Formation), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk,

• They only list the startigraphical useful fossils

Primary reference: T.M. Pchelina. 1965. Stratigraphy and composition of the Mesozoic deposits in central Vestspitsbergen. In V.N. Sokolov (ed.), Geology of Spitsbergen 1:131-154 [W. Foster/W. Foster]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 212974: authorized by William Foster, entered by William Foster on 23.08.2020

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Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Kosmoceratidae
"Kepplerites tychonis" = Kepplerites (Seymourites) tychonis Ravn 1911 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Cardioceratidae
Longaeviceras sp. Buckman 1918 ammonite
"Cadoceras cf. stenolobum" = Longaeviceras stenolobum Keyserling 1846 ammonite